Two more union leaders nabbed, another being hunted down

News Philippines Nov 17, 2008 at 12:12 pm

The crackdown against Southern Tagalog activists continues as two more union leaders were arrested this morning.

Arnaldo Seminiano and Sonny Gum-o, both organizers of Ilaw-Buklod ng Manggagawa (IBM), were arrested by four policemen around 10 a.m. at Manggahan, General Trias in Cavite, a report from the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) said. Their personal belongings like bags, cell phones, and flash disks were confiscated.

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