AdZU supports CON alumna-widow of slain
human rights lawyer
Ateneo de Zamboanga University is extending its support and sympathy to Clarisa
Ramos, a graduate of AdZU’s BS Nursing program Class 1993, the widow of
murdered human rights lawyer, Atty Benjamin Ramos.
Ben Ramos was gunned to death last November 6, 2018 in Kabankalan City, Negros
Occidental by unidentified men. The late Atty Ramos was known to be an ally of
peasants and farm workers oppressed by anti-people laws, policies, and programs.
dedicated his pro bono law practice to representing those who had no one to
turn to for legal assistance – the landless and oppressed farmers,
environmentalists, activists, political prisoners, and mass organizations in
Negros Island…,” Clarissa said, in describing the work of her husband.
who joined the Jesuit Volunteers of the Philippines (JVP) after graduation, was
assigned to the Diocese of Kabankalan and Paghidaet sa Kauswagan Development
Group in Negros Occidental. After her JVP term, she dedicated her life to
raising a family and assisting her husband in his work in community organizing.
solidarity, let us pray for the repose of Atty Ben Ramos’ soul.
courtesy of Justice For Atty. Ben Ramos