Gov't panel rues death of ailing detainee - Inquirer.net

The government peace panel on Thursday sympathized with the family of detained peasant leader Bernabe Ocasla who died of an illness on Monday, and assured the National Democratic Front of the Philippines that the administration was already working to ...

Over 400 political prisoners to be released soon - Philippine Star

More than 400 political prisoners will be released in “due time,” government peace panel chairman Silvestre Bello III said yesterday. MANILA, Philippines - More than 400 political prisoners will be released in “due time,” government peace panel ...

GRP panel offers sympathy on passing away of peasant leader Ocasla - Philippine Information Agency

MANILA, Dec. 2 - The members of the government peace panel negotiating with the National Democratic Front (NDF) offer deepest sympathy to the family of peasant leader Bernabe Ocasla who passed away on Monday at Jose Reyes Hospital in Manila.

After Ocasla's death: Government reiterates commitment but no date on release of political prisoners - BusinessWorld Online Edition

THREE days after the death of a 66-year-old peasant leader who was in detention, the government reiterated its commitment to release about 400 political prisoners as part of the ongoing peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the ...