Joker Arroyo – former senator, human rights lawyer – dies

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Former Senator Joker Arroyo died on October 5 in the United States of a still undisclosed cause. He was 88. Arroyo, a human rights lawyer under the Marcos dictatorship, served as executive secretary of President Corazon Aquino from 1986 to 1987. He became a Makati representative for 9 years, and a senator for 12 years. 

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Read here the tributes of senators and former senators to Arroyo.

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