Says four lumads were killed despite ongoing peace talks, ceasefire

Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate today condemned as “highly atrocious” and “travesty to the ongoing peace process” the murder of a lumad leader in the mining town of Claver, Surigao del Norte last Friday, January 20.

A leader of Mamanwa tribe was gunned down by unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle on Friday, Jan. 20 in Claver, a mining town in Surigao del Norte.

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