A visit to the Morong 43

This post is based on information supplied by Nancy Eng MacNeill.

Participants in the People's International Election Observers Mission visited with the Morong 43 before returning to their home countries.

Gate to camp where Morong 43 are held The Morong 43 are forty-three health workers who were arrested in the Philippines in February. Among them is Dr. Alexis Montes, who has been involved in the health ministry of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines.

The charges are that they were engaged in a a training seminar on making bombs. They and their supporters maintain that it was a medical training seminar. They have been held every since. Reports indicate that they have been tortured.

Thirty-eight of the Morong 43 are held in Camp Bagong Diwa. The other five are held atCamp Capinpin.

Stamps to visit Morong 43 NEM The visitors went through an extensive screening process, that included a number of stamps for their arms, before being allowed into the camp.

Sign a petition calling for the release of the Morong 43 in the

The photos of the gate at Camp Bagong Diwa the arm stamps needed to enter and leave the camp are provided by Nancy Eng MacNeill of the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program.

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