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National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers decry the promotion of AFP general Baladad:
NUPL on the reported promotion to Army division chief of another Morong 43 tormentor Gen. Aurelio Baladad, who is facing several charges and cases for rights violations –
Once again, this demonstrates unmistakeably that in this country, when you violate rights, you get a pack on the back. It bodes ill for even more violations as perpetrators just get promoted or reassigned. Those who make illegal searches, arrests, torture or beat up rallyists might as well carry pre-minted medals and glossy draft promotion papers complete with seals when out on a roving band.