Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

3 months ago

CHR to probe police op vs Parajinogs

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CHR to probe police op vs Parajinogs

The Commission on Human Rights will conduct an investigation ​into the killing of 15 individuals​,​ including the Mayor of Ozamiz City, Reynaldo Parojinog Sr in a police operation on Sunday dawn.

3 months ago

State of the ‘Bakwit’ Address: Marawi evacuees call on Duterte to stop the war

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State of the ‘Bakwit’ Address: Marawi evacuees call on Duterte to stop the war

When the battle between government troops and extremists in Marawi City erupted two months ago, 33 year-old Rosemina Mocsana, a mother of two children aged 11 and 12, evacuated with her family walking an estimate of four kilometers from the Mindanao State University​-​Marawi City compound going to Saguiaran town in Lanao del Norte to flee ​from ​the conflict area. They left their place at 8​:00 ​am and arrive in Saguiaran at 3​:00 ​pm. They had to pause ​every now and then to let ​t​he​i​r mother, who was suffering arthritis, rest.

3 months ago

FULL TEXT | State of the Bakwit Address

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FULL TEXT | State of the Bakwit Address

Habang patuloy ang gyera sa Marawi, patuloy rin ang kahirapan ng libo-libong pamilya, lalo na ang mga nag desisyong makitira sa bahay ng mga kamag-anak. Sa harap ng pinagsasabi ng mga ahensya, marami pa rin sa mga home-based evacuees ang walang sapat na suplay ng pagkain, kaya, marami sa kanilang mga bata ay nagkakasakit.

3 months ago

STATEMENT| The danger of deranged solutions

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STATEMENT| The danger of deranged solutions

It is thus with profound discontent and indignation that we, the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, join the Filipino people in denouncing the Duterte regime for its failed promises, bourgeoning tyranny, and oppressive disdain for the people’s lives and human rights.