Author Archives: ALEX D. LOPEZ

6 hours ago

DISPLACED FAMILIES

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DISPLACED FAMILIES

As the fighting continues in Marawi City, thousands of evacuees are now staying temporarily in nearby towns and in Iligan City in Lanao del Norte. Photo shows some evacuees who are being provided with supplies by a team from the ARMM-HEART in Barangay Tomas Cabili in Iligan City on Saturday, May 27. (Alexander Lopez/davaotoday.com)

7 hours ago

STREET FIGHT

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STREET FIGHT

Fighting continue to erupt in abandoned streets in Marawi City, such as shown in this photo where members of the mobile force of the Philippine National Police in the area are engaging the snipers from the side of the Maute group on Saturday, May 27. (Alexander Lopez/davaotoday.com)

17 hours ago

ON FIRE

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ON FIRE

Black smoke billowed from the area of Sarimanok in Marawi City on Saturday morning, May 27 as attack helicopters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines pounded the area where members of Maute group are believed to be holding their position.(Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

3 days ago

KMP condemns Martial Law declaration in Mindanao

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KMP condemns Martial Law declaration in Mindanao

Peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas said declaring martial law in Mindanao, the second biggest island and the home to one-fourth of the country’s population will only put innocent civilians at risk of state perpetrated human rights violations.