MANILA — Pya Malayao, council member of Sandugo alliance of Moro and indigenous peoples, received this morning a threatening call from a man who identified himself as Mark. Saying he is an intelligence operative of the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency, this ‘Mark’ invited Malayao for a meet up at a coffee shop in SM North…
Category: Indigenous Peoples
Inspired by Fr. Fausto Tentorio, Miguel responded to the call of datus from Talaingod, Davao del Norte for volunteer teachers in 2013.
“Let us stand together in calling for peace in our country.”
“We came here to demand justice,”
The heroes of the people are best remembered by following their example.
“It’s government that is teaching us to become rebels.”
‘The whole country is becoming a killing field, in the cities and the countryside, we seriously demand a stop to killings and upholding of democratic rights of the people.’
On its second assembly, Sandugo takes stock of the past year under President Duterte.
“All of Duterte’s wars are really against the people.”
The Maranaos from Marawi have brought to the capitol their stories of suffering and their demand for justice.
Dubbed as Pambansang Lakbayan ng Pambansang Minorya, the members of national minorities under the flag of Sandugo are returning to Metro Manila on Thursday, August 31. They will camp out in UP Diliman, their main camp, and in two other satellite camps near other universities. They have scheduled mass meetings and delegations to various government offices until September 21, but they invite the public to meet with them in their camps or in their scheduled mass actions.