AFP agents trying to sow terror in South?
Campaign or no campaign, the fact is, several forced disappearances have been recorded in Mindanao. Scores of Muslim men, suspected members of the ASG, remain missing or unaccounted for. Many say, these were abducted by military men posing as ASG members.
Several scholars and religious leaders were also abducted and reportedly being kept in isolation rooms. They are being fed food contrary to their Islamic belief, a violation of established rules on prisoners. Prisoners civil rights remain even under incarceration.
Human prisoners are subject to protection under the Geneva Convention on Human Rights. Governor Abdursakur Tan ad government officials should closely monitor this since this has the prospect of derailing peace talks.
That sidee o of the Pacific has been the tradtional hotbed of politically-inspired actions which usually affect not just Sulu, but the rest of the country as well.