3 weeks Residents in Misamis, Surigao towns condemn NPA atrocities Inquirer
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY --- Hundreds of indigenous peoples and residents of Lianga town in Surigao del Sur staged an indignation rally on Saturday to denounce the killing by New People's Army (NPA) rebels of Lumad leader Hawudon Jomar Bucales. In a video shared by the Philippine Army's 4th Infantry Division (4ID), a motorcade was held around town and culminated in a rally against the communist movement. According to Maj. Rodulfo Cordero, 4ID public information officer, Bucales was also buried on Saturday. Bucales represented the Lumad in the Lianga municipal council as indigenous people's mandatory representative. He also headed a ... more