Drivers protesting before the Land Transportation Office in Davao City on December 5, 2017 worry of jobs lost once the government implements the modernization scheme for public utility vehicles. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
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‘DUTERMINATOR’. Groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City on November 30, 2017. They claim that under Duterte’s term as president, more rural communities have been affected by the military’s crackdown on progressive groups. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)
Members of progressive groups march from Bonifacio Monument to Freedom Park in Davao City on Thursday, November 30. The protest takes place on the same day other groups call President Duterte to declare a revolutionary government. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)
For at least four hours, firefighters tried to put out the fire that hit a residential area and a large portion of the busy public market in Kilometer 11, Barangay Sasa here last Friday, November 24.
Foreign delegates of the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), journalists and church workers light candles at the St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Maa, Davao City to commemorate the death of 58 individuals, including 32 journalists, on the eighth year anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre on Thursday, November 23. (Medel V. Hernani / davaotoday.com)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)