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Opposition and administration lawmakers were quick to call on the Aquino administration to act with dispatch on cases of media killings in the country, saying that the strong arm of the law should be applied against the perpetrators.
THE strong arm of the law isn't the answer to complex issues raised by the case of Ashya King, the five-year-old boy with a brain tumour.
And that firmness must be backed up with the strong arm of the law before it is too late.
Although he is the strong arm of the law, his glare quickly retreats.
One must, therefore, hope that the judicial crusade against these evils bears fruit; the optimism shown by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry that the guilty would not escape the strong arm of the law turns out to be well placed; and those not heeding the warning would be put behind bars.