AT GROUND LEVEL
Questions, questions surround vaccine plan
by Satur C. Ocampo - January 16, 2021 - 12:00am
We are not forcing anybody to join.
Unauthorized vaccination probe must be completed
by Satur C. Ocampo - January 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Good news! Despite President Duterte’s ordering the Presidential Security Group not to obey Senate summons for an investigation, the Food and Drug Administration persists in finding out how the unregistered...
Duterte as whistle-blower: How will vaccine probe end?
by Satur C. Ocampo - January 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Did President Duterte blow the whistle?
Christmas rings with calls to end impunity
by Satur C. Ocampo - December 26, 2020 - 12:00am
As the Christmas season reaches its peak, louder cries are being heard as the public condemns the extrajudical killings attributed to the Duterte government in pursuing its dubious goals of exterminating what it...
A sharply different Christmas this year
by Satur C. Ocampo - December 19, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s a week before Christmas.
Police raids, arrests on Human Rights Day
by Satur C. Ocampo - December 12, 2020 - 12:00am
An unusual state-directed action even unthinkable maybe for certain sectors it might be.
Is red-tagging preparing for 2022 electoral campaign?
by Satur C. Ocampo - December 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The current, murderous red-tagging campaign engaged in for the past two years by the National Task Force to End the Local Communist Armed Conflict could be more far-reaching than it seems.
COVID-19 surge hastens vaccine development
by Satur C. Ocampo - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The renewed surge of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit countries across the world, with the number of cases globally spiking to 55.86 million and deaths due to the disease, at 1.33 million.
Can Biden heal a divided America and forge unity?
by Satur C. Ocampo - November 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Pressure is building up on US President Donald Trump to concede the clear victory of former Vice President Joseph Biden in the Nov. 3 presidential race.
Who’s fooling whom in anti-Left task force?
by Satur C. Ocampo - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
It was an interesting scene that unfolded at the initial hearing on red-tagging at the Senate last Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Pushback slows down red-tagging spree
by Satur C. Ocampo - October 31, 2020 - 12:00am
It seems that time is up for reckoning on the crude, arrogant and irresponsible red-tagging campaign, waged mainly by the military and police at the behest of the National Task Force to End the Local Communist Armed...
Duterte’s new tack on drug killings: take the rap
by Satur C. Ocampo - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Several times in the last four years, whenever he talked about his “war on drugs” carried out by the Philippine National Police and the thousands of killings attributed to it, President Duterte insistently...
‘Yes, we can’ — two women activists show how
by Satur C. Ocampo - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
A lot of dire scenarios have been drawn up about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discredited accusation repeated after 14 years
by Satur C. Ocampo - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week I wrote about President Duterte’s principal adviser on intelligence owning up before Congress that he had shared posts on social media from four spurious Facebook pages, without verifying the source...
Does dubious intel input guide policy-making?
by Satur C. Ocampo - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s a legitimate public concern to raise such a question, in light of what the designated “principal adviser to the President on intelligence” has owned up to: that he had been sharing posts on...
Actions urged to follow Duterte’s speech at UN
by Satur C. Ocampo - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Going by the publicized reactions – both commending and criticizing – President Duterte’s first speech delivered online before the United Nations General Assembly last Wednesday, positive actions...
Closer scrutiny of human rights in the Phl
by Satur C. Ocampo - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The United Nations wouldn’t just let matters stay as they have been for so long.
Huge anti-insurgency fund amid Covid-19, poverty rise
by Satur C. Ocampo - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The 2021 national budget says a lot about what the Duterte administration is really concerned with.”
As pandemic rages, human rights struggles press on
by Satur C. Ocampo - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Amid Covid-19’s unrelenting rampage across the world, peoples are asserting and defending their rights, and fighting against the abuses, corruption and impunity of state power. The task remains as crucial,...
Déjà vu: Stop the Killings campaign given new push
by Satur C. Ocampo - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The sustained surge of international condemnations and calls for justice and independent investigations on the extrajudicial killings, this month, of peasant leader and peace consultant Randall Echanis and Negros...
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