Power and Democracy

By Seema Mustafa 

NEW DELHI: the 22-year old poster boy of militancy in Kashmir Valley Burhan Wani is shot dead by the security forces. His death unleashes a series of protests across the Valley where tension has spiked to new levels following the encounter. 

GLORIA CAPITAN. Mother. Community leader. Anti-coal activist. Environmental and human rights defender. Fellow comrade.

HULYO UNO

By Galileo de Guzman Castillo[i]

 

Nang ang itim ay pinalitan ng pula

At nag-iwan nang ‘sang malalim na marka

Na siya namang nagsisilbing alaala

Para sa mga naiwan ni Ka Gloria

 

By Clarissa V. Militante

Impunity has been de ned by the international legal community, including the United Nations and the International Criminal Court, as being ‘exempt from punishment’, and thus the implication is that when the perpetrator is not brought before justice and excepted from punishment based on law, then the victim and his/her kin are denied due process and justice too.

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