KARAPATAN urges independent probe on civilian deaths in Bohol raid

end-impunityAn independent probe on civilian deaths in Brgy. Napo, Inabanga, Bohol, should be held immediately amidst howls of protest from their relatives and neighbors denying military claims that elderly couple Crisanta and Constancio Petalco were members of the Abu Sayyaf bandits whom the military attacked in the area on April 11, 2017.   Both in their 70s, the couple were said to be retrieving their livestock for safety from the firefight when they were shot dead in front of their house. Continue reading