The Exploitation of Rodessa Echegaray (1994)

In 1994, a 10-year old girl named Rodessa Echegaray was raped by her father Leo. His death sentence almost five years later was the subject of much debate as he was the first one executed in the Philippines in the more than 2 decades since the country’s first abolition of the death penalty.

This episode’s companion photos: instagram.com/p/CRSTHf9KCIt

References:

Music: “This House” and “Echoes of Time v2” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Photos above via aparchive.com, executedtoday.com

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