March 14, 2014
(PHILIPPINES) Four members of a local community organization were arrested and suffered injuries during a forced eviction
ISSUES: Human Rights Defenders; Arbitrary Arrest and Detention; Forced Eviction; Harassment; Physical Injuries; Abuse of Authority
The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the arbitrary arrest of four human rights defenders who also suffered injuries during a forced eviction in Muntinlupa City.
If you wish to make any inquiries please contact the Research, Documentation and Information Program of TFDP. Kindly email
or call +632 4378054.
Case Title: HRD Muntinlupa
Cases: Arbitrary Arrest and Detention; Forced Eviction; Harassment; Physical Injuries; Abuse of Authority
Name of Victims: Dondito Albasin, Sr., 56; Michael Poticar, 39; Alberto Jojo Llantada, 21; Virgina Barrios,28
Date of Incident: March 12, 2014
Place of Incident: Kilometer 23 West Service Road, Barangay Cupang, Muntinlupa City
Alleged Perpetrators: Police Senior Inspector Jocelyn V. Carino (male); a certain Major Salvadora (female) alleged police intelligence Aguirre
Motive: Obstruction of Justice