Tukanalipao - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Tukanalipao


IN PHOTOS: Mamasapano a year later

Jan 25, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Seeking peace and justice in Tukanalipao

A man crosses the river in Tukanalipao village in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao on January 18, 2016,the centre of gun battle on January 25 last year where least 67 persons were killed, including 44 members of the police Special Action Force and 17 MILF fighters, during the a clash that nearly triggered the collapse of the peace process.

​Mamasapano: ​​Panel to do initial probe of MILF, BIFF, other armed groups

Oct 06, 2015 - 11:55 PM

The justice department forms the panel of prosecutors that will conduct the preliminary probe into criminal complaints filed against members of the MILF BIFF and private armed groups

FALLEN. An injured police commando (on stretcher) waits to be loaded onto a waiting US military helicopter in the town of Mamasapano, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on January 26, 2015, following clashes with Muslim rebels. Thirty police commandoes were feared dead. Photo by Mark Navales / AFP

On 6th month, journos reflect on Mamasapano coverage

Jul 25, 2015 - 4:17 PM

May the blood of the martyrs become the blood of peace a priest says while leading a prayer at the site of the bloody clash that claimed lives and endangered the peace process

PRAYERS IN TUKANALIPAO. Father Jonathan Domingo leads the prayer for those who died in Mamasapano in January

The other Marwan’s dream

Apr 04, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The aftermath of the tragedy in the village of Tukanalipao on January 25 remains fresh It was a fateful day that just like a bad dream still haunts the villagers memory

BLISS. Children of Barangay Tukanalipao enjoy a dip in the river. Photo by Amir Mawallil/Rappler

Mamasapano: Time on Target

Mar 20, 2015 - 11:18 AM

It is difficult to accept that some failure to coordinate can lead to the blood of 44 policemen splashed across a cornfield south of the country

WHERE THEY FELL. The cornfields of Tukanalipao. Photo by Patricia Evangelista / Rappler

Mamasapano: The last day of Mohammad Ambilang

Mar 05, 2015 - 4:38 PM

At least 3 civilians die as a result of the January 25 encounter in Mamasapano Mohammad Ambilang is the last – and his family blames his death on the lone survivor of the 55th Special Action Force

LOST. 60-year-old Aisa Sangeban weeps for her son Mohammad.

Mamasapano: A month after

Feb 25, 2015 - 5:47 PM

How is Mamasapano coping in the aftermath of the tragic clash?

The widow of Mamasapano

Feb 13, 2015 - 2:54 PM

While the country celebrates its soldier’s bravery the Moro civilians’ pleas for justice almost always go unheard

Sarah Langalen, 19, mother of 2 and widow of Badrudin Langalen.

The front lines of Mamasapano

Feb 13, 2015 - 12:00 PM

When he is found on the cornfield where elite cops clashed with rebel forces in Mamasapano town farmer Badrudin Langalan was lifeless face down on the ground his arms bound behind him

MAMASAPANO WIDOW. Sarah Lawani-Langalan, wife of Basrudin. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

Weapons seized from PNP-SAF still intact – Iqbal

Feb 06, 2015 - 5:55 PM

Iqbal says they have formed a team to assess and do the accounting of all the Philippine National Police Special Action Force guns seized by the MILF

MILF LEADER. Mohagher Iqbal sits as among negotiators of the MILF.