Karapatan 2021 Year-end Human Rights Report
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Dismissal of perjury case a victory of truth and justice, against lies and enemies of the people – Karapatan
This is a victory of truth and justice, against lies and enemies of the people who instigated this form of judicial harassment against us, after our efforts to seek legal protection from threats and attacks.
by Wurmadan A. Anni, Alyssa Kathleen H. Arnaldo, and Raizza Kanille Rabasol They say justice is blind, that justice is objective and impartial. It does not judge based on skin color, gender, or even on how much money one has. Justice, they say, merely looks at the facts presented in front of it — or at least that is how it is supposed to go. The reality of justice, however, lies in stark contrast to these purported values: justice is not just blind but also deaf to the plight of the people, and it is also being weaponized by those in power for their own selfish ends. Power, after all, dictates the world: it can determine who is right or…