Archive for the ‘Truth Commission’ Category

“Hello Garci” in Truth Commission list to be investigated

The Truth Commission has in its initial list 23 cases that they will investigate including the “Hello Garci” scandal that exposed the direct role of Gloria Arroyo and the military in tampering with the results of the 2004 elections in her favor. The “Hello Garci” scandal put in doubt the legitimacy of the Arroyo presidency. […]

October 15, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Truth Commission  30 Comments

Sundan maigi ang Truth Commission

Sa mga nagku-kwestyun ng legalidad ng Executive Order No. 1 na nagbubuo ng truth Commission, sinabi ni Pangulong Aquino na pumunta na lang sa Supreme Court. Sabi ni Aquino,”Iyung sinasabi pong unconstitutional, iyun ang opiyun ng ilang kongresista.Kami po may opinion din. Ang huhusga kung sino ang tama ang opinion, Korte Suprema. Palagay namin ay […]

August 1, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Abante, Truth Commission  28 Comments

The Truth Commission

Highlights: • Truth Commission will just investigate, not prosecute • Powers limited to recommendation for prosecution • It will have a life-span of two and half years. Up to Dec. 2012 • Scope of work: reports of graft and corruption during the previous administration . Meaning the administration of Gloria Arroyo. • The Commission will […]

July 31, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Truth Commission  40 Comments

A necessary toothless tiger

by Harry Roque Much has been said about the Truth Commission. While it is true that this body promised by President Noynoy Aquino as a means of ferreting out the truth on the many scandals of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is in reality a toothless tiger, a superfluity, and will be the source of disappointment for […]

July 16, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Truth Commission  25 Comments