Editorial:

The brutality behind the gimmickry

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Two weeks before marking International Human Rights Day, Benigno Aquino III unleashed a new round of gimmickry when he formed on November 27 an inter-agency committee (IAC) that would allegedly look into cases of extrajudicial killings, abductions, torture and other forms of human rights violations, particularly those committed by the previous regime.

The formation of this superbody is a desperate attempt by the Aquino regime to cover up its accountability for worsening violations of human…

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