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Pope Francis calls on Myanmar to free political prisoners

In his annual "state of the world" address, the pope urged Myanmar's military leaders to return to the path of democracy

No New Year’s feast for an activist’s child in Philippines’ detention...

There were no family nor friends in the detention cell where the baby, Randall Emmanuel, spent the holidays

Manila bishop reminds Philippine police to follow ‘God’s command’

Policemen try to disperse a crowd outside a church in Tondo, Manila, during Mass to mark the 40th day since the death of Baby River

Manila Catholic bishop scores ‘inhuman conditions’ in Philippine jails

A church group said measures to avoid COVID-19 infection among prisoners might not be enough to prevent the spread of the disease

Karapatan ng ina at anak, mayroon nga ba?

Hindi lamang sa palabas at likhang sining makikita’t mababasa ang lantarang paglapastangan sa kapakanan at karapatan ng kababaihan

Cry me a River: How we treat our mothers and children

The case of Mommy Ina and her baby River would long be remembered for the brazen cruelty it stands for

Faith-based groups slam authorities for ‘inhumane treatment’ of political prisoner

Reina Mae Nasino, a 23-year-old urban poor community organizer, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of firearms and explosives

Rights lawyers decry ‘inhumane’ treatment of political prisoner who lost daughter

The detainee's lawyers said the security escorts did not even allow their client to view her child in private

Families of political prisoners appeal for compassion on Virgin’s feast day

The demonstration is a “reminder” of the petition for humanitarian release before the Supreme Court that was filed five months ago

Philippine court rips baby from political detainee mother

A Manila Court denied on July 22 activist Reina Mae Nasino's appeal to stay in hospital with River, born on July 1

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