12 months Karapatan says 2 peasant leaders may have been abducted by military MB
By Chito Chavez Human rights group Karapatan suspects that two peasant leaders who have been reported missing since Monday have been abducted by the military as attacks against Mindanao communities have heightened. (Karapatan.org / MANILA BULLETIN) “In the first month of 2019, we have already received a long list of military atrocities in peasant communities in Mindanao, including the recent abduction of two peasant leaders. These attacks are bound to exacerbate, what with the myriad of repressive policies piled on top of each other, ranging from martial law to the implementation of counterinsurgency program Oplan Kapayapaan,” said Karapatan secretary general ... more