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Tuesday, December 07, 2010

In support of Morong 43, Migrant alliance to wear black, to join hunger strike


Migrante-Middle East, the progressive alliance of OFWs organizations with chapters in mid-east countries, today said it supports and will help intensify the campaign to free the Morong 43.

“This morning, the Morong 43 and their relatives have staged a hunger strike to press hard the Aquino III government for their unconditional and immediate release, Migrante chapters will support the Morong 43 till they have been freed and gain freedom,” said John Leonard Monterona, Migrante-Middle East regional coordinator.

On recorded message of support posted on Migrante Middle East Facebook page and YouTube (, Monterona said as a manifestation of their support to Morong 43, Migrante chapters in the Middle East will launch various forms of protest actions.

Migrante members will wear black shirt and armband starting tomorrow till December 6,” Monterona added.

He added that Migrante officers and members will also join the hunger strike on December 6.

We are challenging Pres. Aquino III to seriously face and heed on the calls of the people, various human rights organizations and the families and supporters to free the Morong 43 and other political prisoners without delay and conditions,” the Saudi-based OFW leader ended.


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