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‘Champion of Chico River’ | Rights groups mourn death of ailing, elderly political prisoner

By JONAS ALPASAN Bulatlat MANILA – After a year since his arrest, ailing and elderly political prisoner Marcos Aggalao died on Sept. 12, at around 8:30 p.m., while in detention at the Kalinga Provincial Hospital. Human rights group Karapatan said Aggalao, 74, was already suffering from dementia and hypertension, and was also ailing with pneumonia The post ‘Champion of Chico River’ | Rights groups mourn death of ailing, elderly political prisoner appeared first on Bulatlat.

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