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Urban poor leader killed in ambush in Negros Occidental

Another urban poor leader was shot dead in Negros Occidental, police confirmed on Thursday, April 15.

Jesus Passon Jr was shot dead in broad daylight in Zone 4, Sitio Basurahan, Barangay Mambulac, Silay City, according to Silay City police.

The 33-year-old Passon was a member of Pasil Homeowners Association, and Kadamay Negros – an urban poor group, which fights for the rights of the marginalized for better housing and other social needs.

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