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Audio: ‘Beyond Morong 43, Aquino Needs to Prove Commitment to Human Rights’

The following interviews were conducted in Mendiola during the commemoration of International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, a few hours after President Benigno S. Aquino III announced the withdrawal of charges against the Morong 43.


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Former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo says President Benigno S. Aquino III should go beyond the Morong 43 in improving the human-rights situation in the Philippines.



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Evangeline Hernandez, chairperson of Hustisya!, insists President Aquino cannot claim credit for the withdrawal of charges against the 43 health workers.


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Marie Hilao-Enriquez, chairperson of Karapatan, says the release of the Morong 43 is inevitable because the cases against them are inherently weak.

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2 thoughts on “Audio: ‘Beyond Morong 43, Aquino Needs to Prove Commitment to Human Rights’

  1. […] military’s case against the health workers, as Karapatan’s Marie Hilao-Enriquez put it, “is inherently weak” and that he painted himself into a corner when he himself publicly said so. This entry was posted […]

  2. Jok

    It is nice to know that the fruits of the campaign and struggle of the Progressive Filipino People includimg us in the International Community have pave way in the release of the 43 Morong victims of human rights violations in the Philippines. We should continue to campaign for the release of all Filipino Political Detainees.

    Mabuhay!

    JOK- Toronto

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