Watch Duterte joke about raping a woman missionary

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And say he would summon the Army to destroy Congress should it stop his war against drugs - By Raïssa Robles - Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte today claimed he was not joking when he talked about the rape-slay of 36-year-old Australian lay missionary Jaqueline Hamill in 1989 during a rally at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City last April 12.

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My book, Marcos Martial Law: Never Again now in La Solidaridad book store, Manila

MARTIAL LAW Never Again book

You can also avail of free delivery anywhere in the Philippines reached by courier service - By Raïssa Robles - The iconic La Solidaridad book shop along Padre Faura, Manila, owned by National Artist F. Sionil Jose and his wife, is now carrying my book.

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Five vice-presidential candidates, including Sen. Bongbong Marcos, now have my book

MARTIAL LAW Never Again book

By Raïssa Robles - I know because I personally delivered copies of my book Marcos Martial Law: Never Again to the offices of the following candidates for the vice-presidency: Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero Senator Alan Peter Cayetano Senator Gregorio Honasan Senator Antonio Trillanes III

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My book launch of Marcos Martial Law: Never Again is this Monday April 4 in UP Diliman

BOOK - hot off the press - THUMB

By Raïssa Robles - It's now all set. The book launch of Marcos Martial Law: Never Again, a brief history of torture and atrocity under the New Society is on April 4 Monday afternoon at Balay Kalinaw, otherwise known as Ikeda Hall.

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Bomb threat in Ateneo derails launch of my book on Marcos Martial Law: Never Again

BOOK - hot off the press - THUMB

Because of the bomb threat in Ateneo de Manila University this morning - which locked down the entire campus for the whole day - the university is implementing new security rules which make it difficult, if not impossible to hold the launch of my book there this Thursday, March 31.

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My book on Marcos Martial Law will be formally launched March 31 in Ateneo, QC

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My dear colleagues in Cyber Plaza Miranda, Facebook, Twitter and the Internet - By Raissa Robles - I wanted to announce to you first when the formal book launching will be - two Thursdays from now, on March 31, 2016 in the afternoon at the Ateneo de Manila University. I would very much appreciate it if you and your friends could come.

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Our new book on Marcos atrocities out this March

MARTIAL LAW Never Again book

By Raïssa Robles - My heart is full. But I know the battle has just begun for the hearts and minds of the Filipino people over the kind of future they want. Do they want a dictatorship or a democracy? Do they want to hand over their civil liberties to one man who has promised them a glowing future or do they want to fix the current elite democracy and fight for one that is more just and inclusive. When I was writing this book nearly all of last year, it was a very lonely occupation. But now that it is out of the bag, so to speak, I find myself surprised, amazed and grateful for the wonderful reception from my colleagues in media. I was only able to tell them at such a very short notice that I was soft launching this book on Marcos Martial Law: Never Again. But they came. And those who didn't sent words of support.

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