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HRD Attack

Jimmy Saypan

Incident date
Oct. 10, 2016
Date accuracy
correct
Male
Affected community's leader or member
Location of Incident: Philippines
Company: Agusan Petroleum & Minerals Corp. (AGPET)
Company Sector: Mining
Company Location: Philippines
Company: San Miguel Corporation
Company Sector: Diversified/Conglomerates
Company Location: Philippines
Other actors
Killing of anti-mining activist in Compostela, Mindanao, Philippines. Jimmy Saypan, Secretary General of the Compostela Farmers Association (CFA), was shot by unnamed men, allegedly from the 66th Infantry Battalion-Philippine Army (IBPA) on October 10, 2016. Saypan was also prominent in the campaign against Agusan Petroleum and Minerals Corp. and military abuses. According to the environmental group Panalipdan-Southern Mindanao, there were several attempts on his life before the killing.