Philippines

Edward Panganiban, a labor leader in the Southern Tagalog region. He was trying to catch a ride to work when he was gunned down by motorcycle-riding men at 5:20 pm, in Barangay Caingin, Sta. Rosa, Laguna last June 3.

He died on the spot, sustaining 12 gunshot wounds.

Panganiban, 27, is the secretary of the independent Samahan ng mga Manggagawa
sa Takata Philippines (Salamat-Independent). For five years now, he has been an
employee of Japanese-owned Takata Philippines Corporation, which manufactures
airbags and car seatbelts and is located at the Laguna Technology Park
Incorporated.