Detained activist dies of Covid

Joseph Canlas, vice chairperson of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas, died of Covid-19 on May 11, 2021 while in detention for charges that fellow activists have labelled as false. Canlas, who was hypertensive and diabetic, was physically stable before his arrest two months ago but his condition deteriorated after being detained.

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