Minors Not Spared in GMA’s All-Out War

Dabet Castañeda, Bulatlat
Fifteen-year-olds Kennedy Abello, Joey Imperial and Jefferson Paraiso were up at dawn on June 7 to gather coconuts to earn money for class opening in Quezon province. But soldiers coming in from an encounter with rebels took the boys and charged them and three other coconut farmers with murder, frustrated murder and rebellion.