We, in Kabataan Partylist, strongly condemn the brutal murder of the national chairperson of Anakpawis leader and peace consultant Randy Echanis, 72. According to reports, he was stabbed to death even as he was unarmed and undergoing medication.
We join the peasant organizations and alliances, human rights defenders and peacebuilders in the call for justice, and in holding accountable the regime for the widespread human rights’ violations, the worsening climate of impunity, and escalating attacks against advocates and dissenters amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Justice for Randy Echanis! Stop the killings, end impunity!