Philippines: Attacks against peasants escalate as January ends
December 4, 2018, 10:41 am

On January 25, 2017, Arturo Colao was shot by two unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in Puting Balas, Talisayan town. The victim was attending a birthday party when the assailants stopped a meter from where he was sitting and started shooting. Colao sustained a gunshot wound on his hip. This is the latest of a series of attempts on Colao’s life.