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RANO MASSACRE REMEMBERED

1989 RANO MASSACRE CONSTANT REMINDER OF CPP-NPA BRUTALITY

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The Rano massacre was the most brutal, inhumane, and barbaric act committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).

On June 25, 1989, the 38 members of the Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe who gathered for worship at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines were killed in Sitio Rano, Barangay Binaton by a group of NPA rebels led by Amado Payot alias “Kumander Bensar”.

The government has brought insurgency to near annihilation more than three decades after the Rano massacre in Digos, Davao del Sur where 38 members of an indigenous peoples (IP) community were massacred by communist rebels.The Rano massacre was the most brutal, inhumane, and barbaric… Read More