Author Archives: JIGGER J. JERUSALEM

1 week ago

CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

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CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

The Commission on Human Rights-10 (CHR-10) will investigate the complaint of two civilians who were accused as Communist rebels by state agents in the wake of the massive evacuation of residents in hinterland villages in Opol town, Misamis Oriental, due to the reported presence of hundreds of alleged New People’s Army (NPA) fighters.

2 weeks ago

Lumad group files HRV complaints at CHR-10

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Lumad group files HRV complaints at CHR-10

Northern Mindanao’s indigenous peoples (IPs) are still optimistic President Rodrigo Duterte will act on their complaints of alleged abuses perpetrated by state agents against them as they submitted a report on these violations to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR-10) in the region.

3 weeks ago

Army nabs suspected rebels in Bukidnon

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Army nabs suspected rebels in Bukidnon

The military on Wednesday arrested two suspected members of the New People’s Army in a village in Bukidnon province ​and linked one of them to a partylist organization when he was found with a card from the organization.

3 weeks ago

Marawi evacuees now more open to share experiences

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Marawi evacuees now more open to share experiences

In the second wave of the National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission (NHIM), ​the ​internally displaced persons from Marawi City have opened to facilitators on their experience as the conflict there has stretched for more than two months, said a civil society organizer.

3 weeks ago

Parojinog daughter asks Duterte to probe Ozamiz raids

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Parojinog daughter asks Duterte to probe Ozamiz raids

Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog urged President Rodrigo Duterte to investigate the series of raids carried out by the joint team of police and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) agents in the family’s residences that led to the death of her parents and 13 others on Sunday.

3 weeks ago

Mindanao bishop hopeful of resumption of talks between gov’t, Reds

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Mindanao bishop hopeful of resumption of talks between gov’t, Reds

Despite the setback in the peace negotiations, church leaders are optimistic the government and the Communists will go back to the negotiating table as it urged the present administration to be relentless in its endeavor to put an end to the decades-long conflict in Mindanao and not be swayed by those who are trying to obstruct the peace negotiations.