Patnubay de Guia
Spokesperson, NDF-Southern Tagalog Region
September 18, 2012
“...In addition to rendering competent and dedicated legal services, we, the human rights lawyers, are also committed to our clients' aspirations for social change.”
- Atty. Romeo Capulong
The National Democratic Front-Southern Tagalog Region expresses its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Atty. Romeo Capulong. He died on September 16 after a lingering disease. He was 77.
Atty. Romeo Capulong, fondly called by his colleagues as RTC, is a well-known human rights defender. Shortly after the declaration of Martial Law during the Marcos Regime, Ka Romy was jailed and was later on exiled to the United States. Outside the country, he practiced his profession and continued his opposition to the Marcos Regime.