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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Conrado de Quiros
LET ME BE CLEAR: I PERSONALLY WELCOME the authors of the killing fields, or communist purges, being prosecuted and punished severely where they are found guilty. Ive held that position from the very beginning. Some of my friends are either survivors of those purges or the kin of the dead, and I am an ardent supporter of their quest for justice. We can no more turn a blind eye to those killings, or dismiss them as just the internal, if lethal, intramurals of the enemy, and which probably do the community a service, than we can to the killings that have been happening plentifully in our midst over the last several years.
Having said that, I protest most vehemently the arrest warrant on Satur Ocampo. That is an abomination that has no right to exist in a country pretending to be a democracy. …