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Marcos regime victims relive pain

It’s a long wait for justice for this elderly claimant in Davao City who was forced to sit down as the long queue for claims processing seemed not to be moving. GERMELINA LACORTE

Dahlia Arnan was only nine years old when soldiers beat up and killed her father, and later let a tank crush his body in the hinterland village of Lutay in Malungon, Sarangani province, in 1985 at the tail-end of the dictatorial rule of Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Palparan wanted to surrender but feared for his life


Retired General Jovito Palparan has considered surrendering before but backed out because information he received about threats to his life.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Physicist seeks justice for detention

Kim Gargar, a physicist and former University of the Philippines professor who was tagged a communist guerrilla, arrested and detained by the military, is a free man who won’t let the injustice done to him pass.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

BJMP not fit for pregnant women, says spokesman

Insp. Aris Villaester. NOY MORCOSO III/INQUIRER.net

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) isn’t fit for pregnant women, a spokesman for the facility said Friday.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mar Roxas ‘pogi’ points in NPA captives’ release turn off ally

THE FOUR captive policemen in rebel territory shortly before they were released in Agusan del Norte. FRANKLIN CALIGUID/INQUIRER MINDANAO

While he did score “pogi” points for the release of four policemen captured by communist guerrillas here, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas may have lost a local ally in the process.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »