Bacolod-based activist and former political detainee and human rights defender Zara Alvarez was gunned down a few hours ago in Eroreco, Mandalagan village.
Kabataan Partylist strongly condemns the killing of Bacolod-based known activist, former political prisoner, and human rights defender, Zara Alvarez. We extend our deepest condolences to her family and fellow rights’ workers. We vow to exact accountability and bring the perpetrators to justice! This murderous rampage against human rights’ defenders and peacebuilders must stop. The merciless killings, human rights violations, and the worsening climate of impunity under the Duterte administration must end. HUSTISYA PARA KAY ZARA ALVAREZ!
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