Posted by: kawagib | November 11, 2009

Human Rights group calls justice for Canizares and other kidnap victims

Cotabato City- KAWAGIB Alliance for the Advancement of Moro Human Rights condemns on its highest terms beheading of school principal in Jolo, Sulu. Severed head of Gabriel Canizares, 36 yrs. old was found at a gasoline station in Jolo on Monday, Nov. 09. Armed group abducted Canizares on October 19 onboard a minibus.

“Canizares is only a teacher, a public servant, what they did to him was inhumane. The act of killing him is so brutal and a violation to human rights” said Bai Ali Indayla, Secretary General of KAWAGIB.

“We are also alarmed by new incident of kidnapping in Maluso, Basilan which took place early morning yesterday. Armed men abducted 4 employees of High Tech Woodcraft Corp. Kidnap victims were  Jerry Tan; Michael Tan, 27; Oscar Tan Lu, 51; and Mark Singson”, Indayla added.

“We demand the government to conduct thorough investigation and take necessary actions to bring justice for Canizares and immediate release of kidnap victims”.

“The perpetrators should be held liable for their acts of abducting and killing Canizares”, Indayla said.

 

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