#ShortNews: Filipino nun tagged as Communist fears for life

A Catholic nun who has been active in social justice issues in the southern Philippines is fearing for her life after she was tagged as a communist by the military. The nun said the attempt to link her to the underground rebel movement was a “malicious and vile design to put her life in danger, especially as Mindanao is under martial law.”

To be linked to a terrorist communist group is to condemn a person as all-out anti-government. The nun has been actively involved in local and regional special government bodies in the region in the past 30 years, “how can I be a terrorist, an enemy of the state, when I have been engaging with officialdom?” she asked.

Read full article: https://www.ucanews.com/news/filipino-catholic-nun-tagged-as-communist-fears-for-life/83511

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