Author Archives: ALEX D. LOPEZ

19 hours ago

Mr. President lend us your ears – Lumad students

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Mr. President lend us your ears  – Lumad students

Instead of listening to military generals whom they perceived of having no idea ​of their real situation, Lumad leaders and students from Mindanao appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to come and listen to their stories and pleas.

20 hours ago

STOP MILITARIZATION

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STOP MILITARIZATION

Lumad leaders and students from Southern Mindanao Region, CARAGA and SOCCSKSARGEN call on President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the military attacks in lumad schools and the lift the martial law as they joined the protest actions in the ongoing Kampuhan (camp out) at the historic Mendiola Bridge in Manila. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

1 day ago

Mindanao’s true face portrayed by peasants, workers, IPs on Duterte’s second SONA

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Mindanao’s true face portrayed by peasants, workers, IPs on Duterte’s second SONA

They came – the workers, peasants and indigenous peoples, to represent their class to depict the true conditions of their communities and workplaces during the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte. They joined the thousands of the marginalized sectors of the country and camped out in strategic areas in Metro Manila to air out their grievances that one year into the present administration, no changes were effected in Mindanao.

2 days ago

SONA PROTEST

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SONA PROTEST

Thousands of peasants, workers, indigenous people, urban poor and other sectors coming from various parts of the country march towards the House of Representatives on Monday, July 24 to air out the people’s grievances in time with the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

4 days ago

NO TO MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION

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NO TO MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION

Representatives from Lumad, workers, urban poor and other sectors from various parts of the country gather in front of the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Saturday morning, July 22, as lawmakers debated for the extension of martial law imposition in Mindanao. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)

5 days ago

BRAVE MOTHER

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BRAVE MOTHER

Lorena Mandacawan, a mother from Talaingod in Davao del Norte is among the participants during the protest action at the Boy Scout Circle in Quezon City on Friday where she appealed to end the military and paramilitary operations in their area that greatly affected the schooling of their children and the daily activities of the Lumad schools. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)