As a journalist who has been covering the Morong 43 from the day of their arrest, I know that the five, like the rest of the 43 health workers, are victims of torture and ill-treatment.
Day: January 24, 2011
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Ortega is a known radio broadcaster and a pro-environment advocate. He has worked with various environmental groups and associations on pro-environment and community-based projects. He gained local popularity as a wildlife veterinarian and became known as “Doc Gerry.”
Despite his seemingly firm stance, however, Aquino made the admission that a log ban could not be enforced immediately. He said that the Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR) and logging firms should first come to an agreement. He added that the EO would also affect and small-time saw mills.