A UCLA professor detained in the Philippines has been released, largely due to an international media campaign exposing her detention.
Professor Annalisa Enrile (en-REE-lay) is a U.S. Citizen who was in the Philippines to speak at a conference when she was detained by Filipino authorities and prevented from returning home on August 5th.
For the last ten days, Enrile’s friends and family have organized a campaign of phone calls, letters and media exposure to demand her release. Last night Professor Enrile was released from the Philippines and allowed to return home to California.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Donna Denina in Seattle, one of Professor Enrile’s supporters: