Media Advisory – Torture and Abuse Survivors Urge Canada to Help Stop Human Rights Violations in the Philippines

KAIROS Media Release

Toronto/For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
WHO: Human rights defenders from the Philippines working in alliance with a cross-Canada network of churches, community groups and human rights and development organizations, including KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives and the United Church of Canada Asia Pacific Partnerships Dr. Merry Mia-Clamor, Coordinator of Council on Health and Development, former political prisoner (2010) Angelina Bisuña Ipong, Coordinator of the Association of Ex-Detainees Against Detention and Arrest and former political prisoner (2005-2011) Bishop Reul Marigza, General Secretary of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) and initiator of an ongoing legal suit to hold the former President of the Philippines and other top military officials legally accountable for extra-judicial killings, abduction, torture, arrest, enforced disappearances and attempted killings…


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