Almost three years after her arrest, human rights worker Alexa Pacalda remains imprisoned.
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Human rights watchdog Karapatan noted that the military threatened to file a criminal case against Alexa Pacalda if they did not sign an affidavit. Her father Arnulfo was coerced into signing and convinced his daughter to do so as well, “fearful of what the military could do to [her].”
“She was only helping farmers; is that a crime? Please release my child.”