The Sag-od massacre, also known as the Las Navas massacre,[1] was the mass murder of 45 men, women and children in Barrio Sag-od[2] in Las Navas, Northern Samar, on September 15, 1981, by 18 heavily armed security men of the San Jose Timber Corp. who were also members of the Special Forces of the Civilian Home Defense Force (CHDF).[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "Remembering The Sag-od/ Las Navas Massacre". The Freedom Memorial Museum. Government of the Philippines Commission on Human Rights. 2020-09-15. Retrieved 2020-09-22.
  2. ^ Reformina, Ina (2013-12-06). "DOJ eyes alleged Enrile links to gambling, illegal logging". Retrieved 2020-09-22.
  3. ^ Robles, Raissa (2016). Marcos Martial Law: Never Again. Quezon City: Filipinos for a Better Philippines, Inc. ISBN 978-621-95443-1-3.
  4. ^ Doyo, Ma Ceres P. (2016-09-22). "Martial law massacres". The Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2020-09-22.
  5. ^ "Filipino leader complains of village massacre". United Press International Website. United Press International. 1981-12-15. Retrieved 2020-09-22.