Thursday, June 3, 2010


1898 - Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo of the Philippine Revolutionary Government orders all Revolutionary Army officials and town chiefs to ensure the humane treatment of all enemy  [Spanish] prisoners-of-war, and the respect for the life and  property of all Spanish soldiers who capitulate to the revolutionary forces; additionally, Aguinaldo, in his capacity as Dictatorial President during the second phase of the Revolution against colonial Spain, orders the strict implementation of his instructions regarding conduct of negotiations with enemy troops who will surrender to Filipino forces.

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