Fact-Finding Mission Report

FINAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL FACT-FINDING AND SOLIDARITY MISSION IN NEGROS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES April 4-8, 2019

FINAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL FACT-FINDING AND SOLIDARITY MISSION IN NEGROS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES
April 4-8, 2019

CONTEXT

On March 30, 2019, between 2:00am to 5:30am, fourteen (14) persons were killed by State security forces during their operations in Canlaon City, Manjuyod, and Sta. Catalina towns in Negros Oriental province in the Philippines. At least fifteen (15) persons were also reportedly arrested in the said localities, according to relatives of the victims and peasant organizations in the province. 

Full Report Zambasulta-Sabah Evacuation Documentation Report

While past fact-finding missions on the plight of Filipinos in Sabah have put forward recommendations alleviating their lives and welfare, especially the undocumented, the Malaysian government continued to conduct rows of arrests, crackdowns and deportations. Maltreatment and other human rights violations in relation to these crackdowns have not only been reported in the media but were  documented and submitted to higher authorities for immediate and strategic actions.

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