Sunday, October 26, 2008

Surface James Balao Now!

James Balao was reported missing since Septemebr 17, 2008. According to accounts and reports, the alleged perpetrators are unidentified elements of the Intelligence Security Unit (ISU) and Military Intelligence Group (Region I) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in collaboration with local Philippine National Police (PNP) units.

Who is James Balao?

James Balao is a founding member of the CORDILLERA PEOPLES ALLIANCE (CPA) when it was established in June 1984. Before the founding of the CPA, James was concurrently a researcher of the Cordillera Studies Program (CSP), the research and documentation arm of the Cordillera Schools Group (CSG), and a member of the Cordillera Consultative Committee then chaired by Atty. William Claver. The CSG published IGOROT: A People Who Daily Touch the Sky in 1986, and James' name appears in the acknowledgment to the CSP staff. At present, he is the President of the Oclupan Clan Association and one of his tasks is to look into the registration and documentation of the clan properties. [Source:Arkibong Bayan]

Surface James Balao Now!

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