Do we want justice or revenge?


Overdue justice: The Philippines’ anti-corruption court ordered the arrest of its former first lady Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven counts of graft during the two-decade rule of her husband and former dictator, Ferdinand.

To be a developed nation we need to adopt more humanitarian policies and not give in to emotional responses. 

I was thinking about the twists and turns of life when interviewing whistleblower Xavier Justo a couple of weeks ago. He first surfaced as a prisoner in Thailand four years ago but now he here was, walking around Malaysia, feted as a celebrity.

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