A detainee after the inspection by the Commission on Human Rights. Photo from Inquirer.
News of a detention cell hidden behind a bookshelf in a Manila Police District station spread on social and actual media last week.
Just as quickly were comments defending the police and dismissing the allegations of rights abuses from the detainees and their families.
There can be no doubt that this man was indeed a Chinese drug lord. Thank you, Batman
June 30 — the day that President-elect Rodrigo Duterte became president in fact and in law — has come and gone and we are pleasantly surprised that none of the following has happened: The total collapse of society, the death of the Philippine economy, nor the end of our Filipino way of life.
It seems the fears of a rise in extrajudicial killings have been misplaced To quote Duterte’s predecessor, but we’re all still alive, right?
Years after being turned into a cartoon, or, ahem, a caricature of his former self, Senator Joker Arroyo tries to show us that he’s still a nationalist by attacking the go-to guy for instant patriotism points, the United States of America.