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Lawmakers and a Moro human rights advocate reject calls from defense officials to declare Martial Law in Sulu following the wake of the twin blasts that killed 14 in Jolo.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio sounds the ceremonial gong to formally kick off this year’s Kadayawan sa Dabaw celebration during the city hall’s flag ceremony at Quezon Park on Monday, August 17, 2020. Mayor Sara urged the public to stay at home amidst the Covid-19 pandemic as this year’s festivities will go online. (Photo courtesy of Davao CIO)
Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro Diocese Antonio Ledesma joined other church leaders condemning the killing of peasant leader and peace consultant Randall Echanis.
More groups from the medical community declared support to the health professionals’ call for a “timeout” to address the rising Covid-19 cases and an overwhelmed health care system.
Provincial officials of Lanao del Sur announced that 21 recent Covid-19 cases were locally transmitted.
On the International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 8, Manobo leader and Bayan Muna representative Eufemia Cullamat called for an end to attacks of indigenous peoples in the country.
The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-XI) has admitted they are still short of the targeted contact tracers in the region.
With the surge of new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the region, the Department of Health (DOH-XI) announced that the present critical care utilization rate is still manageable.
Rights defenders, journalists, Moro and Lumad defenders gather at Ateneo de Davao University to signify their opposition to the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 by filing their petition to the Supreme Court through electronic filing on Monday August 30, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Atty. Mary Ann Arnado)