“…if previously signed agreements are not honored, what guarantees does the NDFP have that future agreements would not be similarly violated by the GRP?”
Tags: political prisoners
“We have been waiting for so long. Why do our loved ones remain in detention?”
“They said they would not release me until my son surfaces.”
“The release of political prisoners cannot be reduced to a simple act of goodwill that the GRP can opt to take or not.”
“Political prisoners are not bargaining chips.”
Does the president really want to look like a hijacker? What gives?
“If he [President Duterte] really wants to release political prisoners, he could do so.
Political prisoners and their kin have started skipping meals to protest their continued detention in spite of President Duterte’s pronouncement on their release.
Gloria Almonte, wife of a political prisoner, and the other families of political prisoners and human rights advocates will launch a hunger strike starting tomorrow until Dec. 10 to demand the release of all political prisoners.
“He was really hoping he would be released. His dream came true indeed. His handcuffs had been removed only that he’s inside a coffin now.” — Choan, daughter of Bernabe Ocasla
“How many more political prisoners have to die before the Duterte administration release all political prisoners? While tyrants like Marcos are being treated like heroes to their grave, real heroes like Ocasla who organized peasants and actively defended the rights of the Filipino people are being left to die in jail.” By RONALYN V. OLEA…