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By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“Why is it becoming harder to be of service to your fellow Blaan? What does the government want us to do?” – Blaan Teacher

SECOND PART: Encampment in communities, instilling fear, part of ‘peace and development’ operations?

Sidebar: Neglected, Blaans unite, empower themselves

Sidebar: News in Pictures: Suffer the little children to go to this school

Sidebar: Slideshow: In Upper Suyan Village, children suffer the worst from poverty, militarization

PRESS RELEASE November 17, 2010 DAVAO CITY – Human rights group Karapatan says today that the peace and development teams of the Armed Forces of the Philippines now going around some parts of the city are meant to harass civilians and sow fear among the residents. “The concept pf Peace and development teams in the…

A regional trial court in Cebu dismissed for “utter lack of probable cause” trumped-up charges filed by the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) and the Philippine Army’s 78th Infantry Battalion against 27 activists and four other individuals. BY KAREN PAPELLERO Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 29, August 26-September 1, 2007 CEBU…

BY Reporters Without Borders Posted by Bulatlat.com In 2005: * 63 journalists and 5 media assistants were killed * at least 807 journalists were arrested * 1,308 physically attacked or threatened * and 1,006 media outlets censored On 1 January 2006, 126 journalists and 70 cyber-dissidents were in jail around the world In 2004: *3…