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Thousands attend burial of school director in Surigao del Sur

Related story: #GriefandRage | Thousands join funeral of 3 Surigao Sur ‘martyrs’ BUTUAN CITY – Friends and relatives of school administrator, Emerito Samarca, arrived in throngs last Saturday to pay their last respects to the man who they fondly called as “Tatay Emok”. Samarca, director of the Alternative Learning Center for Agriculture and Livelihood Development…

#GriefandRage | Thousands join funerals of 3 Surigao Sur ‘martyrs’

The three men brutally slain in the rampage by a paramilitary group in Surigao del Sur were laid to rest, amid calls for justice and the prosecution of their killers, suspected of following military orders.