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Philippines: Further information on "Disappearance"/fear for safety.

, Index number: ASA 35/012/2003

Virgilio Catoy, who was abducted with four others on 21 April, has been located and is reportedly safe. Eden Marcellana, secretary general of the Southern Tagalog office of the human rights group KARAPATAN, and Eddie Gumanoy, Chairperson of the peasant group KASAMA-TK, were found dead after being abducted. Francisco Saez and Melvin Jocson, both provincial coordinators of the peasant group Anakpawis, were also among those abducted. They have reportedly been located at local police stations.

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