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Aparición | Prudencio Calubid and Celina Palma

See more at the Aparición Gallery On June 26, 2006, at 8 p.m., Prudencio Calubid, 63, peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), and his wife Celina Palma, 46, were disappeared by suspected state forces. Suspected military agents tailed Calubid and his group from Manila, and eventually blocked them on a…

They are victims of the same abhorrent acts, although three decades apart. One has searched for a sister, the other is still looking for his parents. One shared the same belief as his sister, the other could not fully understand his parents’ work. But whether it happened during Martial Law or now that we are supposedly under a democracy, whether the relative is a sister, a brother, or a parent, or whether one is an activist or not, the pain one feels in having his or her relative forcibly disappeared by state security agents is still the same; it does not diminish the cruel effects of the crime.