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Pulahan (Philippines)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 173
Country: Philippines
Date formed: May 3, 1988
Details of Formation: Christian cult fighting Muslim insurgents in Minadanao. For other contextual information cf. Alsa masa, tadtad, sagrados corazon etc.
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination: Recorded active in 1988, not clear later mentions are 'pro-government' - more cult rivalry.
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): unclear
Training and Equipment no
Shared Information and Joint Operations unclear
Shared personnel no
Types of Material Support: military
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: religious
Location: Mindanao
Force Strength: [100, unknown]
Target(s): rebels, insurgents, or other armed group
Purpose(s): intimidation of ethnic/religious groups; fight insurgents
Other Information: extinction of MILF operatives