Document - Further information on UA 10/91 (ASA 35/02/91, 14 January) - Philippines: fear of torture: Cherry Mendoza, Cecilia Sanchez, Enrique Calima

EXTERNAL (for general distribution)AI Index: ASA 35/21/91

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14 June 1991

Further information on UA 10/91 (ASA 35/02/91, 14 January 1991) - Fear of Torture

PHILIPPINES:Cherry MENDOZA (f) aged 21

Cecilia SANCHEZ (f) aged 20

Enrique CALIMA, aged 12

Amnesty International has now learned that Cherry Mendoza, Cecilia Sanchez and Enrique Calima have been released.

They were arrested on 3 December 1990 and had been held in military custody in Bataan province. Both women had reported being sexually ill-treated.

No further action is required. Thank you to all those who sent appeals on their behalf.

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