Posts by tag: Kim Gargar

7 years ago

FATHER’S SUPPORT

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Emmanuel Gargar (left), father of detained scientist Professor Kim Gargar, types his name on a website created by Kim’s colleagues and rights advocates calling for his release. Kim Gargar was conducting post-Typhoon Pablo studies in Cateel, Davao Oriental when he was detained and charged by the military that he is a New People’s Army member. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandate)

7 years ago

Today’s View : Scientist under siege (Part 1)

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Today’s View : Scientist under siege (Part 1)

He told us that he would have to be Superman to be able to carry all of those explosives, an M16 rifle, as well as his backpack through the jungle. Well, you did fly off a waterfall, somebody quipped. “That’s why they thought I was Superman!” Kim finished the thought as we all burst out laughing.

7 years ago

MOTHER’S TEARS

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Elizabeth Gargar, mother of detained physicist Kim Gargar, broke down in tears as she belied the military’s claim that her son was captured as a New People’s Army in Barangay Aliwagwag, Cateel, Davao Oriental province. Elizabeth and her husband, Manuel (right), are visiting Kim at Mati provincial jail this weekend. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

7 years ago

FREE KIM GARGAR

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Detained scientist Kim Gargar’s sister (center) and colleagues from the scientist group AGHAM demand for his immediate release, as they slammed the illegal arrest and vilification by the Philippine Army against Gargar. (contributed photo)