It cited the deployment of soldiers in the subvillages of Barangay Poblacion on C. Laserna Street in the town center. The soldiers were allegedly showing photographs of Calaor and Tugna to residents and inquiring about their whereabouts. Gen. Marion Sison, commander of the Army’s 301st Infantry Brigade, confirmed the deployment of soldiers at Barangay Cawayan in New Washington town and at Barangay Poblacion in Kalibo. In our previous deployments in other communities, we have heard the same lies from similar organizations and other antipeace, antidevelopment and antipeople groups,” Sison added. ADVERTISEMENTBut House Deputy Minority leader and Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said the presence of soldiers in the provincial capital was meant to harass leaders and members of progressive organizations.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer June 29, 2022 02:46 UTC