Prisoners support group KAPATID on Friday (Sept. 11) criticized the Supreme Court (SC) for passing to the lower courts the petition of 22 political prisoners who sought temporary release for being vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus.
The Supreme Court (SC) has been asked on Friday (July 3) to show compassion and allow the temporary release of political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino and her two-day old baby from prison.
The Supreme Court (SC) has been urged to grant the temporary release of a female political prisoner who has already given birth.
Kapatid has expressed hope that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is not deliberately excluding political prisoners in the granting of parole.
Kapatid on Friday (June 12) welcomed the pronouncements of Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta that the Supreme Court (SC) will resolve by Tuesday (June 16) the petition seeking to temporarily release 22 political prisoners.
Prisoners’ welfare advocacy group Kapatid has expressed fears that the Anti-Terrorism bill will cause the rise in the number of political prisoners in the country.
Human rights group Kapatid told Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra not to forget the elderly and sick prisoners who continue to languish in prison amid the looming threat of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19).
Human rights group Kapatid said on Saturday (April 18) has asked the government to hold mass testing in prisons due to the threat of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19).
Human rights group Kapatid is set to ask the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday (April 8) to temporarily release vulnerable prisoners who could die from the deadly 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19).