INR WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS OF DEVELOPMENTS IN HUMAN RIGHTS NO 5, MAY 16, 1977[SANITIZED] - 1977/05/16

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INR WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS
OF DEVELOPMENTS IN HUMAN RIGHTS*
No. .5, May 16, 1977
EAST ASIA
Philippines
On May 13, President Marcos ordered the release of
Mrs. Trinidad Herrara, the leader of a Catholic Action
movement in Manila,.and called for an investigation into
charges that she had been tortured. He also ordered the
court martial of a lieutenant and the arrest of any others
involved in her arrest and interrogation. (UNCLASSIFIED;
Reuter 724)