Community teachers under the Association of Community Educators (ACE) commemorated the National Teachers’ Month with a rally Friday September 30, to call on the government to protect teachers in indigenous people’s communities who are facing threats and are accused as rebel supporters.
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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Philippines opens the Deeper Scars photo exhibit, featuring photojournalist Vicente Jaime Villafranca at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. The exhibit uses 20×30 panels to depict stories of children and adults in Typhoon Yolanda-affected areas who fall prey to international and domestic trafficking. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Multisectoral groups commemorated both the International Day of Peace and the 44th anniversary of the Martial Law declaration here last Wednesday, September 21.
Activists marched in Davao City to commemorate the 44th year anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by former President Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday, September 21. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Activists here protested the United States “war on terror” coinciding with the commemoration of 9/11 attacks 15 years ago. The protesters also expressed support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan of pursuing “an independent foreign policy.”
A week after the bombing killed at least 14 and wounded 70 others in Davao, venders in the Roxas Avenue night market here are back in business.
Various groups continue to flock the blast site of the Roxas night market bombing here four days after, offering flowers, lighting candles and saying their prayers for the victims and their families.
More than a thousand residents and local leaders gathered at the blast site along Roxas avenue here to light candles and offer prayers for the victims on Saturday afternoon, September 3.
Hundreds of Lumad and farmers gathered in front of the headquarters of the Eastern Mindanao Command at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan here, on Friday morning, August 26 to present their concern regarding militarization of their communities.
The Pamulak sa Kadayawan is an annual parade of floral floats during the week-long Kadayawan sa Dabaw festival. Civic organizations also join the parade held in downtown area Davao City on Sunday, August 21, 2016. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)