“Mr. Sumalbag and the other victims of the violent dispersal wish not to be approached, interviewed and/or asked for any statements without our presence and assistance as their counsels.”
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“When we sit down with the President, we will not only brief him on what actually happened during the dispersal. We will also take that opportunity to explain to him the calls and demands of national minorities.”
MANILA — The Supreme Court has extended for the second time the status quo ante order (SQAO) temporarily stopping the plan to give the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos a hero’s burial. The high court has extended the SQAO until Nov. 8. The petitioners were expecting the SC to issue its decision over the petitions…
This week, two Lumad from Compostela Valley have been gunned down.
All of the workers fired are contractuals. They hail from Didipio and adjacent villages (barangays), where Oceana Gold and its contractors are supposed to get majority of its employees.
“Even as a wake is still being held for the farmers killed in Fort Magsaysay, another one was shot dead in Isabela.”
The Tiamzons expressed condolences to the victims of the Davao blast and their families.
“We cannot achieve this successful and very significant step forward in the peace negotiations without the strong commitment of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the spirit of goodwill and friendliness of our counterparts…”
Poet and artist Angelo Suarez, a convenor of Train Riders Network (TREN) and an active #MRTbulokprotester(s), was arrested and detained last night by security guards of the MRT (Metro Rail Transit Line 3).
President Rodrigo Duterte has restored the effects of unilateral ceasefire with the CPP, NPA and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
Rubi del Mundo, spokesperson of the NDFP-SMR said the order to release prisoners of war is a goodwill measure for the formal resumption of formal peace talks scheduled on Aug. 22 in Oslo, Norway.