Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

5 months ago

MONUMENT

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MONUMENT

A monument was built near the massacre site in remembrance of the 53 victims of the Maguindanao massacre on November 23, 2009. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 months ago

SCRAP AVAs

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SCRAP AVAs

Farmers under the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries One Movement (AOM) hold a protest outside the venue of the pubic hearing of the House of the Representatives Committee on Agrarian Reform on the impact of agribusiness venture arrangements (AVAs). Protesting farmers call for the cancellation of all AVAs to grant them full control of their lands awarded by the government. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)

5 months ago

IN PHOTOS: Ampatuan massacre eight years later

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IN PHOTOS: Ampatuan massacre eight years later

Families, including colleagues of the 58 killed in the Ampatuan massacre at Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman, Ampatuan, Maguindanao, were here on Sunday, November 19, to commemorate the single deadliest election-related violence in the history of the Philippines.

5 months ago

POISON CLAIM

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POISON CLAIM

Workers of banana exporters Sumifru Philippines Corporation and Musahamat Farms Inc. protest in front of the offices of both companies in Davao City on Monday, November 20. They claim that the companies use toxic chemical fluozinam in their workplace which poses health risks among the workers (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

5 months ago

ANTI-TRUMP PROTEST

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ANTI-TRUMP PROTEST

Activists at Rizal Park, Davao City on November 13 join the nationwide protest to call the “banning” of US President Donald Trump in the Philippines. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

5 months ago

LIVE GRENADE

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LIVE GRENADE

A member of Davao Bomb Squad seizes a live grenade found inside a garbage bin at Kilometer 10, Sasa, Davao City on Tuesday morning, November 7, 2017. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

6 months ago

WOMEN’S PROTEST

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WOMEN’S PROTEST

Lumad women join the call to lift Martial Law in Mindanao following the end of the Marawi crisis in a protest held at the Freedom Park in Davao City on Friday October 27. (More…) (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

6 months ago

RED FLAG

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RED FLAG

A cultural worker waves a red flag bearing the communism symbol during the 100th year celebration of the Great October Socialist Revolution led by various progressive groups in Davao City at the Holy Cross of Davao College Auditorium on Wednesday, October 25. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

6 months ago

PROTESTING MINERS

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PROTESTING MINERS

Several small scale miners from Mt. Diwata in Compostela Valley Province protest in front of the Philippine Mining Development Corporation in Lanang, Davao City on Monday, October 23. They are opposing the plan of relocating ball mill operators outside Mt. Diwata. (More…) (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)

6 months ago

AFTER THE FIRE

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AFTER THE FIRE

Children in Barangay 76-A in Davao City race to scour for wood and metal scraps and other materials they can salvage a day after a fire gutted the community of Muslim Village last Thursday, October 12. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)