Boston villagers recount tales of military abuses

Nov 17, 2008

Villagers said soldiers mauled and illegally detained three men from Simulao for two days and tied them to a tree. They also allegedly robbed a civilian’s motorcycle and destroyed several properties in Barangay Caatihan. In the hinterlands of Tubungan, in Barangay Caatihan of Boston town, soldiers stopped and confiscated three sacks of rice that two men bought from Boston upon suspicion that these are supply for Communist rebels.