“Leonard Co believed that if only we can see the wealth of the Philippines, the plants, we would love our country even more.”
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By MARYA SALAMAT
To continue with the campaign for justice, a “struggle against forgetting” is launched on the first death anniversary of the workaholic, generous scientist and the rest of Kananga 3.
Leonard Co remembered with tree-planting ceremony and re-launch of “Common Medicinal Plants of Cordillera”
By LYN V. RAMO BAGUIO CITY — The book on medicinal plants and herbs in the Cordillera, which the late botanist Leonard Co wrote in the ’70s was re-launched on his first death anniversary in this city. A tree-planting and exhibits of Leonard Co’s works were also some of the highlights of the commemoration. Community…
By RONALYN V. OLEA
The NPA said its guerrillas were not in the area where Leonard Co and two others were killed. It said it did not venture into the area because it was disadvantageous. “It is too heavily guarded by the 19th IB, the police, paramilitary and private security guards. Why would the NPA put itself at unnecessary risk when there are far better options for launching a tactical offensive?”
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
During the first public hearings into the deaths of Leonard Co and company conducted by the Commission on Human Rights, soldiers admitted that fired their weapons at the direction of the three victims but at the same time denied having killed them.