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Kadamay member slain

Gilbert Bayoran (The Philippine Star) - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — A member of urban poor group Kadamay was shot dead in Silay, Negros Occidental on Thursday.

Jesus Pason Jr., 33, was driving a tricycle when he was shot by motorcycle-riding assailants in Barangay Mambulac. He was declared dead on arrival at the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital.

Human rights group Karapatan-Negros condemned the incident and called for an investigation by the Commission on Human Rights.

The group also called on the government to address recent killings on Negros island.                     

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