Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

3 months ago

Community doctor for the Lumad arrested

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Community doctor for the Lumad arrested

A community doctor who joined a United Nations delegation in 2016 to defend indigenous peoples in Caraga Region was arrested following a police raid at her house in San Juan, Metro Manila.

5 months ago

Solons urge better disaster response after Odette

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Solons urge better disaster response after Odette

With the slow action of government in response to survivors of Typhoon Odette, lawmakers from Mindanao urged the passage of laws that will create a department focused on disaster response and to build permanent evacuation centers.

5 months ago

RESCUE

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RESCUE

Personnel from the Phil. Coast Guard District Northern Mindanao rescue stranded residents living along or near the flooded Bitan-ag Creek in Cagayan de Oro as Typhoon Odette makes landfall in Mindanao Thursday afternoon, Dec. 16. (Jigger Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

6 months ago

NTF-ELCAC sent me to jail, Butuan public school teacher tells Leni

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NTF-ELCAC sent me to jail, Butuan public school teacher tells Leni

“I am just one of the many teachers who are victims of human rights violations and attacks on academic freedom made by (President) Duterte and NTF-ELCAC,” said Rosanilla ‘Lai’ Consad, an assistant principal of San Vicente National High School in Butuan City, and secretary of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers Union Region 13.