At President Rodrigo Duterte’s word, the police and military on Sunday, March 7, launched operations against activists in Calabarzon, killing at least 9 and arresting 6.
The raids happened in the context of Duterte ushering in a new level of danger for activists, as red-tagging became more rampant and officers who do so remained unpunished.
To make sense of the bloody raids, Rappler’s police reporter Rambo Talabong sits down with Karapatan secretary-general Tinay Palabay and BAYAN Southern Tagalog coordinator Casey Cruz in this episode of Rappler Talk.
Watch the interview on Rappler on Sunday, March 7. – Rappler.com