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Marcos Risonar, Jr.: Human rights lawyer and DAR USec passes away

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 June) — Agrarian Reform Undersecretary Marcos Risonar, Jr., one of three Dabawenyo human rights lawyers detained by the Marcos dictatorship in 1985-1986, passed away Tuesday night in a Manila hospital. He was 67. Risonar, along with the late Laurente “Larry” Ilagan, and Antonio Arellano (now government peace panel member in […]