Agudo Quillio, 52, was chairperson of a peasant organization in Pantukan, a staunch opponent of the operation of American-owned St. Augustine Mines Ltd, and banana plantation owners’ spreading monopoly of peasant and IP land.
Tags: extra-judicial killing
Residents believe that the 4th IB of the Philippine Army is there to secure an incoming coal mining operation.
“With 31 reported killings in 2015, the Philippines has one of the worst track records in the killing of human rights defenders (HRD) worldwide.”
“It is difficult to accept that they are gone. But we are not the only ones hurting. They were both a loss to the thousands of Filipinos suffering.”
A six-year span of time could make a child out of an infant after he or she is able to crawl, stand, walk, run, read, write and even tie shoe laces. However, the nearly six-year-old campaign for justice for the killing of Diosdado “Ka Fort” Fortuna has long been taking baby steps when a flawed report almost pushed the campaign back to square one.