Cross-stitch


(A poem by Benito Quilloy, ASCENT’s Senior Consultant, on the cross-stitch done by Rita Espinoza, ASCENT’s Project Staff. They are currently detained in Camp Crame, Quezon City on trumped-up charges.) Libu-libong maliliit na parisukat Sa telang parang banig Na may takdang sukat Isang tusok ng karayom Bawat parisukat Taglay ang tatlong suson Ng sinulid na … Continue reading Cross-stitch

Serious menace afflicting inmates


(This article was also published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer http://opinion.inquirer.net/112047/serious-menace-afflicting-inmates) In my short time of incarceration, I have witnessed three incidents which prompted me to write this letter. 1) A suicide attempt of an inmate. I think he has post-traumatic stress disorder because of betrayal and the effects of the series of bombings in … Continue reading Serious menace afflicting inmates