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Grieving NO HOLDS BARRED Armida Siguion-Reyna 04/01/2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

Grieving

NO HOLDS BARRED
Armida Siguion-Reyna
04/01/2011
Questions abound, such as from those who, while immeasurably saddened by the death through lethal injection of Elizabeth Batain, Sally Ordinario-Villanueva and Ramon Credo, react to news that the three were not officially OFWs, but had left the country in 2009 on tourist visas. Is it true that the government had promised to send their children to school? What about the children of the legitimate OFWs who died at work or had lost their jobs in Libya, would government take care of them, too?

Before the sentence was carried out, Girlie Rodis’ Facebook thread observed “There seems to be more outrage over the Willie Revillame/Jan-jan bad-on-TV behavior that what’s about to happen in China.” Posters came up varied reactions, with Rodis herself “personally more upset about the executions, although both incidents came about due to people’s desperation over poverty, and other people’s abuse of them.”.... MORE

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