7 partylist lawmakers slam slay of Escalante councilor, call for end to killings

  CEBU CITY -- Seven partylist representatives have condemned the killing of Escalante City Councilor and human rights worker Bernardino "Toto" Patigas, saying it was an "active, systematic and lethal campaign" against progressive candidates and their supporters. In a resolution submitted to the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the lawmakers called for an end to the killings in the country and that justice must be given to the family of Patigas. "The rage, grief, and cry for justice in the killing of Councilor Toto Patigas extend to all the other victims of impunity reigning in the country," they said. "As members of the House of Representatives, we should not ...Keep on reading: 7 partylist lawmakers slam slay of Escalante councilor, call for end to killings

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