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What Newsbreak Failed to Report About the ‘Morong 5’ * Latest Posts Human Rights Human Rights - Front On the Fringes 

What Newsbreak Failed to Report About the ‘Morong 5’

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.

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Video: Mother Pleads for ‘Morong 43′ Son Still in Military Custody * Latest Posts Human Rights Multimedia Politics & Governance Top Stories - Featured3 

Video: Mother Pleads for ‘Morong 43′ Son Still in Military Custody

Morong 43 Release (Part 3) from Bulatlat on Vimeo. In this video clip, Adoracion Paulino pleads for her son Valentino, one of the five Morong 43 who were coerced by the Philippine military into testifying against his colleagues. Valentino is among the 10 Morong 43 who remains in the custody of the authorities.

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Lawyers of 43 Health Workers Block Arraignment at Morong Court * Latest Posts Health Human Rights Press Releases and Statements 

Lawyers of 43 Health Workers Block Arraignment at Morong Court

News Release March 5, 2010 Lawyers from the Public Interest Law Center (PILC) and the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL), representing the 43 health workers illegally arrested and detained in Rizal who are collectively known as the “Morong 43”, today blocked an attempt by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to have them arraigned before the Morong Regional Trial Court. According to Atty. Julius Garcia Matibag of the NUPL, the 43 health workers cannot be arraigned because the habeas corpus petition filed in their behalf is still pending…

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