Tags: Palo massacre

“Without any warning, they just started shooting at us with their armalite rifles, followed by six to nine explosions from M203 grenade launchers. I shouted at the top of my lungs: Hindi kami kalaban, magsasaka lang kami, sir!…Tama na! (We’re not enemies, we are just farmers…stop it!) But they continued peppering us with bullets,” said…

Macapagal-Arroyo is not literally deaf and blind to the persistent protests and appeals here and abroad to cease the wanton violations of human rights. Out of lust for power, she has been consumed by her own “war on terror.” Crafted to stop the criminal activities of the ASG, used against the NPA and now as…