PHOTO TODAY: Free all political prisoners


On December 6, human rights group Karapatan and Kapatid, along with other people’s organizations, trooped to the Boy Scout Circle in Quezon City to call for the release of all political prisoners.

According to data released by Karapatan, there are now 629 political prisoners in the country as of November 2019.

More than half, or 382, were arrested under the Duterte government. Of this figure, there are 50 elderly, 93 women, 113 sickly, 11 peace consultants, and 5 were minors during the time of arrest.

Photo by Karapatan


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