However, Datu Daniel Pagantupan a former tribal representative, says that the tribal or the customary laws require that the killers of the father and son in the course of a military patrol shall also be meted with the death sentence.


    Women’s group Gabriela lights candles to call for justice to slain Filipino transgender, Jennifer Laude. The group also calls for the abolition of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement and the Visiting Forces Agreement with the US military. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)


    Farmers in Davao City, with the organic farming advocate, Masipag, hosts a boodle fight for everybody at the Rizal Park in Davao City during the celebration of World Food Day . (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

  • POPS

    Supporters of slain Italian priest Fr. Fausto Tentorio light candles in a pattern of his nickname “Pops” to call for justice. Tentorio was slain three years ago by suspected paramilitary elements in his church in Arakan Valley, North Cotabato. (John Rizle L. Saligumba/davaotoday.com)


    Members of progressive organizations stage a protest action Friday in front of the headquarters of the Eastern Mindanao Command of the AFP in Panacan. Two caskets made out of card boxes were displayed by the protesters as symbols of the death of Lando Dagansan, and his son, Judah who were brutally killed by members of the 66th Infantry Battalion last October 12. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)