Lawlessness

ATIMONAN MASSACRE

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Once again, gun violence has taken center stage in public opinion. I’m not talking about gun violence in the United States but halfway around the world in the land of the morning sun – the Philippines.  The recent killing of 13 people under questionable circumstances in Atimonan in the province of Quezon has ignited a firestorm of controversy on gun control Read More …

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Once known as the “Murder Capital” of the Philippines, Davao City once again topped the headlines when Mayor Sara Duterte – surrounded by armed police bodyguards — beat a sheriff while hundreds of horrified people watched. Duterte was caught on video camera punching sheriff Abe Andres – an officer of the court – several times while he was serving a court Read More …