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Kidapawan negotiator recalls carnage

Jerome Succor Aba recalls events immediately before and after the violent dispersal in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato last April 1 that killed at least two civilians and hurt more than a hundred.

He was negotiating with the police when the protesting farmers where attacked.

During a solidarity event for the victims of the dispersal at the University of the Philippines, Aba and farmer Mercedita Iyong explain the reason for the barricade and the response they received from the local government unit.