This is Lydia Obera, 61 years old and staff of the Alliance of Health Workers.
Lydia or mama del to her colleague is a teacher by profession, and is a community health worker for more than 20 years serving in different non-government health institutions. She is a staff of the national office of the Alliance of Health Workers.
With her minute size of just a little more than 4 ft., she is now being accused by the AFP of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions.
Who are they fooling?
In February 6, 2010, 43 health workers conducting a medical training in Morong, Rizal were arrested and accused of being members of the communist New People's Army. They suffered physical and psychological torture while in military custody.
"43" is a short documentary on the plight of the arrested health workers. It uses shadowplay to dramatize their experience in the hands of their captors.
a film by Southern Tagalog Exposure and Anino Shadowplay Collective
Featuring the voices of Joel Lamangan, Bibeth Orteza, Soliman Cruz and Bobby Balingit