Former Bayan Muna Party-list representative Neri Colmenares criticized the online reports spreading over the weekend, linking him to a former Cebu beauty queen who was arrested by authorities in a drug busts on Saturday in Kamputhaw, Cebu City on Saturday.
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The 12 out of 14 lumad children from Talaingod, Davao del Norte are now under the custody and care of their parents after a local court issued the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 11 (DSWD-11) to release them.
Two militant lawmakers denounced as “harassment” the child abuse charges filed against them in relation to the protest action held last October in this city which included the participation of minors.
A Mindanao-based peace group Sowing the Seeds of Peace (SSP) appealed to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to reciprocate the holiday truce declared earlier by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as the nation celebrates “most cherished Filipino tradition.”
After the Philippine National Police (PNP) filed cases of kidnapping and human trafficking for illegally holding minors in Davao del Norte, former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, ACT Teachers Party-list Rep. France Castro, and 16 others were still trying to raise P1,440,000 for their temporary liberty, the group’s lawyer said on Saturday.
Lumad group Pasaka said that Duterte’s cancelation of the peace talks and the all-out militarist solution and warmongering with the establishment of death squads is expected after he sought the help of paramilitary tribal leader Joel Unad.
A team of the National Solidarity Mission in Talaingod Davao del Norte were stranded on Wednesday night after government troopers from the 56thInfantry Battalion blocked the team’s convoy heading to Sitio Igang, Barangay Palma Gil in Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
Davao del Norte governor Anthony Del Rosario condemned the killing of former Samal village official Paulito Villaceran Jr. and his security aide Johnny Caro last Sunday, November 25.
Four volunteer teachers of Rural Missionaries of the Philippines-Northern Mindanao Sub-Region who went missing earlier this week were found to be under the custody of a military unit in Iligan City.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to form his own Duterte Death Squad to counter the communist’s New People’s Army (NPA) “Sparrow” units is an admission that his administration is involved in the series of state-sponsored killings across the country, the militant lumad group Pasaka said Wednesday.