Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

12 months ago

‘DUTERMINATOR’

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‘DUTERMINATOR’

‘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)

12 months ago

BONIFACIO DAY

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BONIFACIO DAY

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)

12 months ago

END IMPUNITY

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END IMPUNITY

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)

12 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)

12 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)

12 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.

12 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)

1 year 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)

1 year 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)