Teenagers Perish in Davao’s Killing Fields

Nov. 06, 2005

By Carlos H. Conde
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

In one of the many hovels crammed inside Bankerohan, this city’s largest public market, Christmas is about to come and go unnoticed once more. While the Alia family is no stranger to a joyless Christmas, this year’s yuletide has been exceptionally sad. The family is still mourning the death of yet another Alia child, who last month was added to a growing list of teenagers sacrificed in a brutal war against crime. FULL STORY

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