Never Again, the Limits of the law, and the demands of history

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Never Again, the Limits of the law, and the demands of history

Commission on Human Rights lawyer and former  Executive Assistant to the Chairperson of the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board, Atty Ross Tugade points out that the “Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act,  enabled the victims of the Martial Law regime to file claims and be awarded with reparations for the violations they experienced. Legislating this scheme should have already sent out the strong message that the Marcos regime is a dark period of history marked by plunder and State violence. But this begs the question, are laws the pinnacle of our call to say Never Again?”   Read more on this from Never Again, the limits of the law, and the demands of history

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