• LAND PREP

    A farmer in quake-affected community in Mlang town, Cotabato province starts to prepare the rice fields early in the morning despite continuing aftershocks in the area. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • LEAN

    Lean Alejandro, a well-known activist during martial law years, served as one of the speakers in a protest rally in Davao City. Alejandro was the former Bagong Alyansang Makabayan national secretary general when he was ambushed near the Bayan headquarters in Cubao, Quezon City during Cory Aquino’s administration. He was 27 years old.

  • OBR 2020

    Lumad women from southern Mindanao join the global call to free all women from different forms of violence as they take part on the launching of One Billion Rising 2020 campaign in Davao City, on Nov. 27. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)

  • KICKOFF GAME

    Football players from the Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology (neon green jersey) fiercely competes with the Caraga State University (blue green jersey) at the Pedro N. Romualdo Memorial Sports Complex during the first day of the 30th Mindanao Association of State Tertiary Schools (Masts) Friendship Games held in Mambajao, Camiguin, Sunday (Nov. 24). In that game, CFCST wins versus CSU, 1-0. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

  • END IMPUNITY

    Students of the University of the Philippines Mindanao participate in a candle lighting ceremony in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of Ampatuan Massacre wherein 58 people were killed, including 32 journalists in Ampatuan, Maguindanao. The activity seeks to give light to the continued lack of justice on the fallen as well as to condemn the continuing attacks on journalists in the Philippines. | Photo contributed by Regina Louelle Masacupan

  • JUSTICE FOR ATTY. VIC

    Progressive groups held a picket protest in Cabaguio St., Davao City calling for justice for human rights lawyer and member of Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG), Atty. Vicente Mirabueno, who was assassinated on February 6, 1988 in General Santos City. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

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