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Aquino’s double-standard justice: GMA is free as political prisoners suffer in jail

Former president and congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo after her release from temporary custody (photo by Philippine Inquirer).

A recent press release by the human rights organization Karapatan:

Karapatan chairperson Marie Hilao Enriquez…slammed [president’ Aquino’s double-standard justice thus, “GMA who is accountable to the Filipino people for multiple violations of human rights walks around freely; and those who are fighting for the poor people’s rights are charged with trumped up criminal charges to hide the political nature of their cases, keep them in detention where they are ill-treated.”

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