5 months Buhay party-list solon asks Malaysia to commute death penalty of 28 Filipinos MB
  By Ben Rosario A senior opposition congressman appealed Thursday to the Malaysian government to spare the lives of 48 Filipinos who are on death row in the country. His appeal came following reports that Kuala Lumpur has decided to scrap the mandatory hanging for 11 offenses. Buhay Partylist Rep. Lito Atienza(Russell Palma / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Senior Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay Partylist Rep. Lito Atienza called on the Malaysian government to grant commutation of the death sentences meted out to Filipinos now in the gallows. “In light of Malaysia’s decision to scrap the mandatory death sentence for ... more