Prison Sessions: Ericson Acosta and Renato Reyes, Jr. "I Read the News" (Binky Lampano) by natoreyes published on 2011-04-07T05:37:41Z Prison Sessions: April 6, Calbayog Sub-provincial jail, Samar. Song: I Read the News (Binky Lampano) Cultural worker and political prisoner Ericson Acosta and BAYAN secretary general Renato Reyes, Jr first played together at the fourth floor of UP's Vinzons Hall in 1994, during their student activist days. Both were members of the student cultural group Alay Sining. Acosta and Reyes wrote several of the songs still being performed by Alay Sining today. This recording is intended to raise awareness of the situation Acosta and other political prisoners who remain unjustly detained by the Philippine government. FREE ERICSON ACOSTA! FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!