“We urgently call the attention of independent bodies such as the CHR, fellow human rights defenders, and local authorities to probe these incidents.”
Tags: aerial bombing
“The reason behind the bold moves of the military now is still the same – they want to log what remains of our forests and to mine the minerals in the mountains.” IP leader
“The indiscriminate bombing runs being conducted by the AFP under its Oplan Bayanihan war of suppression are grave violations of human rights and international humanitarian law,” said the CPP. It accused the Aquino government of being “utterly hypocritical” in claiming that it upholds peace and human rights while it continues to commit grave abuses and brutalities against the people.
Govt military operations resulted in the death of a civilian, the detention of three others, and the dislocation of hundreds more in Maragusan and Maco towns from Nov18 to Dec 6.