Mindanao human rights activists and victims on December 29, 2017 show a symbolic Christmas tree with lists of human rights violations written all over it. They say the tree represents the dire situation of Mindanaoans under martial law. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
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Members of church organizations gather during the Christmas Peace Forum organized by the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform on Thursday, December 28 at the Grand Men Seng Hotel in Davao City. The delegates called for the resumption of peace talks between the government and the communists. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
“I don’t think he is closing his doors in running again,” says Mayor Duterte-Carpio
Fans of Visayan songs will be treated ”in a night full of fun” as a local radio station here puts up a benefit concert showcasing local artists, organizers said.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A 17-year-old Lumad was “forcibly taken” by military elements in a Compostela town on Tuesday, December…
PRISONER OF WAR. The New People’s Army sets free PO1 Bristol Catalan Jr of the Makilala Police Station . Catalan was arrested by the group’s Mt. Apo Sub-Regional Command in Southern Mindanao in August. (Mara Genotiva / davaotoday.com)
PO1 Bristol Catalan Jr. is released on December 4, months after his arrest in August
Progressive groups are dismayed over the bills posted on walls in Davao City that indicate that their colleagues are allegedly “wanted” for kidnapping and serious illegal detention. They say that these cases have been dismissed last July 2016. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
Suspected mayor’s private goons attacked a fact-finding mission in Negros Oriental this afternoon, killing two mission members and wounding one youth activist.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, vowed to walk an extra mile to work on a ‘one republic’ for all Filipinos inclusive of Chirstians, Muslims and Lumad.