AFP willfully kills 3 sick Red fighters in NEMR
Three sick Red fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA)-Northeastern Mindanao Region were abducted and summarily killed by soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). On March 26, husband-and-wife Dano and Rosalia Caindoy were abducted in a hospital in Misamis Oriental while waiting for treatment. They were claimed to have been killed in an encounter between the AFP and NPA in Barangay San Juan, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur the following day.
On March 29, the AFP abducted 67 year-old and ailing Emanuel Llanos Anob in a Butuan City highway. He also visited a hospital for treatment. His relatives were even able to report his abduction. He was then claimed to have been killed in an encounter in San Miguel, Surigao del Sur the following day. His remains was unceremoniously dumped in a funeral home in Bayugan City.
Another case of international humanitarian law violation was recorded in Kalinga when 50th IB soldiers desecrated the corpse of Red fighter Onal Osia Balaoing (Ka Puk-et) who was martyred in an encounter in Balbalan town on March 9. Soldiers repeatedly fired shots at his dead body until his internal organs spilled out. His arms and legs were broken in many parts.
In Sorsogon, the 9th ID paraded Nestor Estillon and Edwin Jimenez as “surrenderees” on April 3.
Estillon was illegally arrested by the 22nd IB in Barangay Fabrica, Barcelona while Jimenez, known as Ka Bro and memeber of the people’s army, was arrested by the 31st IB in Barangay Lapinig, Gubat on March 9 while visiting his family.