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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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.
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…