The Kapatiran (Filipino for "The Brotherhood") is a secret organization, protecting citizens from the Aswangs in the 2013 Philippine TV Series, Juan Dela Cruz. The organization is one of the key ally of the Tagabantay, Juan Dela Cruz. Juan cooperates with the Kapatiran in its operations and the Kapatiran in turn, trains Juan to become a better Tagabantay. Their flag is a Katipunan-inspired flag with the Bakal of Krus (lit. Iron Cross), the Tagabantay's weapon, as its symbol. Its leader is Pepe, who seeks to avenge the death of his wife on the hands of the Haring Aswang (lit. The King of the Aswangs).