“Truth and justice prevailed today against liars and butcher such as former National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon and National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict.”
Tags: Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP)
Human rights group Karapatan, in a letter, submitted to CHR Chairperson Jose Luis Gascon said: “These attacks come in a myriad of forms, but altogether has put the lives, security, and liberty of the organization’s national and regional chapters and members at grave risk.”
“We are facing perilous times when no one is safe.”
“We continue to denounce the endless persecution perpetrated against religious and lay workers of RMP, as we continue to condemn the evil structure that perpetuates landlessness, hunger and death.”
“Research takes sides, too and it does not make it unscientific.”
After the military arrested agriculturist Dominiciano Muya of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, they presented him as a top-rank communist rebel with a P4.8 million reward for his head.
By INA ALLECO SILVERIO
Since 2009, militarization has caused the closure of schools and disruption of classes in the rural areas of Mindanao.