A volunteer for a human rights group Kawagib Moro Human Rights based in Maguindanao was shot and killed by suspected military agents at around 3:00 p.m of September 23, a spokesperson of the group said.
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The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on Monday belied Malacanang’s allegation that the communist group is conniving with Liberal Party and other critics of President Rodrigo Duterte in the so-called Red October destabilization plot, citing intelligence reports from the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
NUJP hit out Phil Leaks, a dubious Facebook group, that targeted Philippine Daily Inquirer reporter Julieta S. Alipala, and accused her of being “a paid propagandist of the bandit group Abu Sayyaf.”
On Saturday, Suara Bangsamoro dispatched a team to assess the situation and interviewed the families of the victims. The group learned from the families that all seven victims were allowed by the military to harvest mangosteen fruits in Sitio Tubig Bato, Kabuntakas village in Patikul but ended up being gunned down by a group of Scout Rangers.
Sultan Hamidullah Atar said Duterte has committed gross human rights violations, especially against Meranaws during the Marawi siege.
It’s an act of terror.
Hundreds of civilians have evacuated from their homes earlier this week as the Armed Forces of the Philippines conducted airstrikes in two Maguindanao towns, a Moro group said.
A progressive labor group here blamed President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement tagging their group as a communist front for the intensified attacks against workers and their unions in Compostella Valley province.
An airstrike in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao has displaced thousands of families, wounded three persons and left one civilian casualty in a bid to run after the rebels behind the twin bombings in Isulan town, Sultan Kudarat, an official of a Moro group said Tuesday.
Banana plantation workers of Japanese giant Sumitomo Fruit Corp. (Sumifru) in Compostela Valley province are planning to mount a strike after the firm refused to enter into a new collective bargaining agreement.