Saturday, April 02, 2011

MORONG 43 HEALTH WORKERS to file 1st case vs GMA et. al. on grave human rights violations



MEDIA ADVISORY
1 April 2011

MORONG 43 HEALTHWORKERS TO FILE 1st CASE VS GMA et. al. ON GRAVE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

The Morong 43 will file countercharges against former President Gloria Macapacal-Arroyo and other top military and police officials for their illegal arrest, torture and detention on April 4, 2011, 11:00 a.m. at the Quezon City Hall of Justice. The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers and the Public Interest Law Center, counsels for the Morong 43, and leaders of Free the 43 Health Workers Alliance, Karapatan, and SELDA will accompany them in the said filing.

This is the first among a series of cases on human rights violations that will be filed all over the country against the former president and notorious human rights violator Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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References:

Carlos Montemayor, Spokesperson, Free the 43 Alliance (+639224996237)
Angge Santos, Karapatan Media Liaison (+63918-979-0580)
Kat Berza, Free the 43 Health Workers Alliance Media Liaison (+63927-925-9413)
Ephraim Cortez, NUPL Asst. Sec. Gen. for Legal Services (+63917-345-6550)

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