Former congressman Satur Ocampo, who was a torture victim and political detainee
during martial law, said the nation and the current administration should not allow the Marcoses to return to power.
On January 8, political detainee
Eduardo Serrano, who was acquitted by the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) in 2015, died at the Philippine Heart Center while in prison.
Julieta Caloza, wife of political detainee
Leopoldo Caloza, in her affidavit said she and her doctor were prohibited from seeing her husband even if they informed her that he was weak because of the hunger strike.
He said his client is a political detainee
to be released under Article 8 of the signed ceasefire agreement that states that all political detainees
should be released after it was signed.
The Cairo Declaration, which contained names of Pagan Amum, a former political detainee
and South Sudan's defence minister, Kuol Manyang, was expected to speed up implementation of the 2015 Arusha accord, signed nearly three years ago
The Cairo Declaration, which contains names of Pagan Amum, a former political detainee
and South Sudan's defence minister, Kuol Manyang, is expected to speed up implementation of the 2015 Arusha accord, signed nearly three years ago.
Former political detainee
and human rights activist Onyango Oloo was recently commemorated at the Kenya National Theatre.
Ye Aung, a former political detainee
, initially said 13 political prisoners would be freed but later said that was incorrect.
Yangon: Myanmar began releasing hundreds of prisoners -- including a political detainee
and former military intelligence figures -- on "humanitarian" grounds, officials said Tuesday, in the latest large-scale amnesty in the once pariah nation.
In statements to the press from his cell in the notorious Torah Prison, Nabil el-Maghrabi, the oldest political detainee
in Egypt, affirmed that he is serving a 53-year cumulative sentence which was supposed to end in 2030 from three , which he says, were fabricated.
James Gatdet Dak is a "political detainee
and must be released," Anthony added.
Acosta was a political detainee
at Calbayog provincial jail from 2011-2013 until his release due to petitions by PEN and several organizations.