Based on Karapatan’s data, there are 532 political prisoners in the country, 209 of whom were arrested under President Duterte’s administration.
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By DEE AYROSO
I am grateful to my wife for standing by me despite my frailties as a person, husband and father. She carries the responsibility of providing the family financially when I continued my full-time work as activist.
“When mothers are detained, they are not the only ones being punished…It is even more punishment for the children and their families.”
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star With perseverance and assertiveness, political prisoners in various detention centers begin today a week-long fasting-hunger strike, culminating on December 10, International Human Rights Day. Their demand: Free all political prisoners! Joining the coordinated protest action are prisoners held at the National Penitentiary and those…