“There is a probability that rules of engagement were violated, that there could have been excessive use of force and that even if the members of the NPA had no more capacity to fight back, they were still slain or ‘no quarter’ was given during the conduct of the AFP military operations.”– Cordillera Human Rights … Continue reading
By Bong Lozada |INQUIRER.net| MANILA, Philippines – Members of the 41st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army killed five members of the New People’s Army in Abra Thursday morning, an Army official said.
Lagangilang,Abra – The NPA-Abra admitted that there was an encounter (reported earlier) between them and the 41st Infantry Brigade but denies that 4 of their members were killed.
Lagangilang, Abra. Four members of the New People’s Army (NPA) died in an encounter in Barangay Cayapa. Three of the fatalities were women. According to the reports, the four were asking for food and recruting new members . Classes at Cayapa National High School were suspended because residents were afraid to leave their homes. This is … Continue reading