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December 6, 2012
Mothers of the struggle against ‘development’ aggression

Three women from different tribes in Mindanao have come to Manila to share their stories with the hope that the national government will heed their calls.

Their communities have been ravaged by mining companies and heavy military operations. One lost three of her loved ones, the other almost got killed and another strives to protect their ancestral domain.

One tragedy after another, Bae Adelfa Belayong stands up again and again

Bae Bebeth Calinawan Enriquez, a refugee in her own land

Bai Bigkay Biyaon, a woman tribe leader ready to die for her land

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