The conviction of members of the Ampatuan clan on their role in the Ampatuan Massacre was hailed as a “momentary respite from reigning injustice” by an interfaith human rights group.
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Militant youth group Anakbayan on Friday posed yet another challenge to government officials – this time to President Rodrigo Duterte and his economic managers: Try living on P71 budget in a day .
A report from an environmental group noted 46 community defenders are victims of political killings this year, which is 53% more than last year’s report.
In the southern region of Mindanao, most of the 96 reported cases of political killings have targeted farmers and Lumad people, particularly those asserting for their basic rights.
National Democratic Front of the Philippine (NDFP) chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison said that they are still open to resume the peace negotiations with the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Human rights advocates are alarmed at the military’s push for the passage of amendments to the Human Security Act (HSA) in exchange of the lifting of martial law in Mindanao.
Major print, television, radio, and online news agencies from across the country have petitioned the Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow live coverage and streaming for the promulgation of the decision in the 2009 Ampatuan Massacre case on December 19.
A radio broadcaster who was ambushed in Central Mindanao a month ago succumbed to death on Sunday (Dec 1).
Members of progressive organizations staged a protest here Saturday (Nov. 30) afternoon to mark the 156th Bonifacio Day.
Lumad women from southern Mindanao join the global call to free all women from different forms of violence as they take part on the launching of One Billion Rising 2020 campaign in Davao City, on Nov. 27. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)