Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

1 week ago

ANGARA IN ILIGAN

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ANGARA IN ILIGAN

Senator Sonny Angara visits evacuees from Marawi City at the Bayanihan Gym in Barangay Sta. Elena, Iligan City on Tuesday, June 20. (More…) (Photo by Dennis E. Legaspi)

2 weeks ago

STATEMENT| On Marawi, Martial Law and internet freedom

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STATEMENT| On Marawi, Martial Law and internet freedom

It must be clear by now: Whether you’re in Marawi, Mindanao or Manila, we’re all unsafe from martial law’s effects on our basic rights. And nowhere is this more obvious than the internet and the basic rights we enjoy online and offline.

2 weeks ago

MEDIA CASUALTY

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MEDIA CASUALTY

Adam Harvey, reporter of Australian Broadcasting Corporation was hit by a stray bullet while covering the events at the provincial capitol of Lanao del Sur in Marawi City. Harvey was given a first aid treatment at the Amai Pakpak Medical Center. (Photo by Jaja Necosia/The Breakaway Media)

3 weeks ago

EVACUEE IN MAGUINDANAO

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EVACUEE IN MAGUINDANAO

A Moro woman attends to their belongings in Barangay Libutan in Maguindanao province on Tuesday, June 6. The woman in this photo is among the evacuees from six villages of Shariff Saidona and Shariff Aguak who evacuated since Saturday, June 3 as military bombardments has reached their communities. (Photo by Bong Artil)

3 weeks ago

EDITORIAL| A different kind of assault

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EDITORIAL| A different kind of assault

Approximately 26 million children trooped to major public and some private schools during the opening of classes today nationwide. But the annual event did not hog the headlines as it would normally do. This, as the country was gripped with the attack by a lone gunman at the elite Resorts World Manila last dawn Friday. Foremost in the minds of the many was the question whether the attack was a terrorist assault grave enough to precipitate a martial law declaration nationwide, and graver still, that it would impede the school opening today.

3 weeks ago

STATEMENT| No To Terrorism, Yes to Just Peace

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STATEMENT| No To Terrorism, Yes to Just Peace

No To Terrorism, Yes To Just Peace is a broad alliance of peace advocates based in the education sector. We are calling on our fellow citizens to take a firm stand against terrorism by struggling for just peace.