A Mother’s Right to Bury her Child is Sacred

She is accused of many crimes,  among them kidnapping, murder and attempted homicide. Her last name (Rosal) rings familiar in all areas of society.  After all, she is the daughter of the late Gregorio “Ka Roger” Rosal, known as the New People’s Army (NPA) spokesperson. Last March 27, on orders of a court in Quezon, Andrea Rosal was arrested in Caloocan City.

Andrea Rosal was pregnant and close to full term, was placed in a tiny cell with several other women inmates, and not given ample medical attention (a contention by some human rights groups). She prematurely gave birth to Diona Andrea Rosal but 2 days after, Baby Diona passed away due to “persistent pulmonary hypertension”.

Andrea Rosal with daughter

Andrea Rosal with Baby Diona Andrea (photo from Free Andrea Rosal Movement)

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