In 2012, the DOJ recommended the filing of a (downgraded) case of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide.
Tags: Justice for Leonard Co Movement
By MARYA SALAMAT
To continue with the campaign for justice, a “struggle against forgetting” is launched on the first death anniversary of the workaholic, generous scientist and the rest of Kananga 3.
Leonard Co remembered with tree-planting ceremony and re-launch of “Common Medicinal Plants of Cordillera”
By LYN V. RAMO BAGUIO CITY — The book on medicinal plants and herbs in the Cordillera, which the late botanist Leonard Co wrote in the ’70s was re-launched on his first death anniversary in this city. A tree-planting and exhibits of Leonard Co’s works were also some of the highlights of the commemoration. Community…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Leonard’s family and the public continue to thirst for justice in the face of the turtle-pace investigation. It angers us that already a year has passed and still not a single word or action can be felt from the Aquino administration.” – Dr. Giovanni Tapang, convenor of the Justice for Leonard Co Movement.
The family and relatives of slain botanist Professor Leonard Co and their supporters, led by groups Advocates of Science and Technology for the People (Agham) and the Justice for Leonard Co Movement, successfully conducted a forum-fundraising activity dubbed “Lugawan for the Justice for Leonard Co campaign” on Friday in Balay Kalinaw, University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman. All the funds generated by the ‘lugawan,’ will be used to pursue the legal case the family filed. By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO / bulatlat.com
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“He has issued statements on matters like floods, the rising number of carnapping cases, environmental concerns, but he has yet to make a single comment on Leonard’s murder. Leonard has done much for the Philippines, but he was killed by soldiers. Why is President Aquino not saying anything?” said Bobby Austria, Co’s brother in-law.