hree residents of Guindawhan village in the town of Pio V. Corpus, Masbate were killed on Aug. 30 by soldiers belonging to the 2nd Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, said the New People’s Army – Masbate in a statement.
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“This will endanger the lives of the civilians because of the indiscriminate and extensive damage that may cause to the communities.”
A human rights group said the military should provide the needed medical services, be afforded visitation rights from his family and chosen lawyer, and be protected from torture and harassment.
“It is important to underscore how the decision concluded that the CPP and NPA are not terrorists, rather, are waging armed resistance with clear political aims and directs its attacks, not against civilians, but against agents of the reactionary state represented by the government of the Republic of the Philippines.”
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