Simpleng pamumuhay at puspusang pakikibaka. Maglingkod sa masa, buhay man ay ialay. Yan ang makulay at makabuluhang buhay na pinili ni Nanay Mameng.
In sum, my message to Gen. Esperon and his fellow red-taggers: Our fellow Filipinos are not the enemy. The real enemy, one that we should defeat together, hand in hand, is poverty, injustice and oppression.
Red tagging is a threat to our personal safety, to our lives, to due process, to freedom of thought and expression, the right to association, and to our democratic way of life.
In the final analysis, the new anti-terrorism law is a weapon against dissent, targeting those who are a pain in Duterte’s neck but who are not committing rebellion, sedition, or anything illegal.
Many people have been going out, speaking out, challenging government’s response to the crisis and overcoming the limits set by the lockdown. This is certainly not a bad thing.
‘Using Lorraine’s logic, practically any organization critical of the government and the status quo can be considered a terrorist front’.
Given the short period remaining in the President’s term, it would do well for him to seriously resume the talks.
What Panelo’s letter implies is that the presidential legal counsel finds Antonio Sanchez’s clemency request valid, thus the positive action of referring it to the concerned agency for appropriate action