‘Political prisoners are at a disadvantage in cases such as these, where conviction may be had on the sole testimony of the arresting officer.’
Marklen Maojo Maga, 39, was arrested by policemen in plainclothes at around 8:40 a.m. after he brought his son to school. It was only in the evening that his family and lawyers confirmed that he is being held at the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group compound in Camp Crame.
Since 2010, thousands upon thousands of OFWs in distress have been deported or forcibly repatriated back to the country due to civil unrest, calamities, economic instability, and other similar factors in migrant-receiving countries.” Garry Martinez, Migrante International
On National Migrants Day, overseas Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia who were recently repatriated trooped to Mendiola to call on the Aquino administration to fast track the repatriation of stranded Filipinos in Saudi before the crackdown resumes on July 3.