Soldiers harass the brother of slain Lumad leader Gilbert Paborada who replaced him as leader of his group.
Two female leaders of Anakbayan were targeted in the latest cases of harassment against activists.
“They make it appear as though we are criminals.”
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“The Filipino people have long been suffering from deprivation of basic social services like health services. I know that there is nothing wrong in what I am doing.”
“Is there an undeclared martial law against us by the Aquino government?”
Suspected military agents send snail mail threatening leaders of a government workers’ union to “change your ways.”
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“Why is it becoming harder to be of service to your fellow Blaan? What does the government want us to do?” – Blaan Teacher
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