Karapatan condemns killing of peasant leader in Negros

Karapatan strongly
condemned the killing of peasant leader Ronald Manlapat, 30 years old and a
member of the local chapter of the National Federation of Sugar Workers
(NSFW) in Hacienda Joefred, Brgy. Luna, Sagay City, Negros
Occidental yesterday, February 22 at around 5am. He was shot by an unknown
assailant at the back of his head. Previously, Manlapat had been receiving threats
for being actively involved  in organizing laborers and farmers in their
village.

 

 

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