Survivors to Share Story on Torture, Abuse in the Philippines

Human rights defenders from the Philippines are touring the country as part of a cross-Canada campaign to raise awareness about the grave realities of human rights violations occurring in their country.

Two former political detainees, Dr. Merry Mia-Clamor and Angelina Bisuña Ipong, who were subjected to torture, sexual harassment and physical abuse while in jail, will tell their first-hand stories. The tour will also feature the perspectives of ecumenical community activist Bishop Reul Marigza, who is seeking to hold the perpetrators of these crimes legally accountable.

The presentations, put on by KAIROS Canada, will be held in Winnipeg on Wednesday, April 11 between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Sam’s Place, 159 Henderson Highway.

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