October 10, 2015     Philippines
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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Lumad ask Pope Francis for help

“Pope Francis, hear our misery and prolonged sufferings. Help us protect the indigenous schools, communities and people in Mindanao."

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

24th year of US bases treaty rejection | Progressives urge SC to decide on Edca

“The new Aguinaldos, Buencaminos and Paternos are still selling us down the river to foreign interests.”

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

#StopLumadKillings | Groups protest ‘butcher mining companies’ confab

“This mining conference’s top sponsors are also the leading sponsors of paramilitary groups that have sown terror across the mine-affected communities especially in Mindanao."

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Thousands attend burial of school director in Surigao del Sur

Related story: #GriefandRage | Thousands join funeral of 3 Surigao Sur ‘martyrs’ BUTUAN CITY – Friends and relatives of school administrator, Emerito Samarca, arrived in throngs last Saturday to pay their last respects to the man who...

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Lumad protest vs Aquino in Davao City visit

President Aquino has been blind to the deaths of the indigenous Lumads, said the protesters.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Youth group protests early enrolment for K to 12 senior high

NEWS IN PICTURES MANILA – Youths slammed the Department of Education in Davao region on Sept. 1, as it started the early registration for next year’s full implementation of senior high school. The protesters, led by League...

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

27 disappeared in Aquino’s ‘tuwid na daan’

“We are here because we will not let them be forgotten...These are their faces, these are their names.”

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Davao tribes’ culture shines in Kadayawan’s ‘Lumadnong Dula’

The tribal games aim to preserve the culture of the indigenous people which are slowly being forgotten.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

3 months after Kentex fire| Survivors decry Aquino’s inaction

'President Aquino is obviously protecting his allies, Labor Sec. Rosalinda Baldoz, Interior and Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas, and BFP Director Ariel Barayuga.'

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Health groups give ‘kalabasa’ award to Aquino

“Its health agenda document, like that of past administrations...is all rhetorics of accessibility and quality health care for the poor, while in reality, the people are left miserable and dying with inadequate health care.”

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Portrayal | Exhibit gives faces to ‘the invisible’

The human rights group Karapatan currently holds an art exhibit to bolster its campaign to free political prisoners all over the country. “Portrayal” shows over 50 portraits of political prisoners — people whom the group said government...

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