Responding to the public outrage against the Lumad killings and the growing clamor to end the militarization of their schools … More
The way the military brass has insisted on its innocence in the killing of lumad, the indigenous peoples of Mindanao, is reminiscent of Freud’s story of the borrowed kettle.
As in Freud’s paradoxical logic of dreams, what the AFP persistently denies is confirmed by its contradictory statements. Indeed, some may find this stupidly funny if only it were not the government and the armed forces brazenly hiding the truth and playing with people’s lives.
The July 23 morning assaultby the police on lumads in an evacuation center inside the United Church of Christ in … More