A humanitarian mission that was barred entry to Marawi despite securing the necessary permits a day earlier, criticized what they call as “arbitrariness” of military rule in the city.
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In an evacuation center in the town of Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur, a visiting Catholic nun talks to a Muslim evacuee to better understand the conflict and its effects on the residents. The Marawi crisis have caused damages to lives and property. But it also fostered stronger relationships between Muslims and Christians who showed compassion and solidarity to each other. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
A visiting Catholic nun facilitates a psychosocial intervention with the children in an evacuation center in Saguiaran town in Lanao del Sur on Friday, July 28. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
Noraidah Lala, 35, insisted that his husband, Arafat, who was recently arrested and charged with a rebellion by Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao police, was not a member of the Maute group.
A Maranao mother rocks her infant child to sleep inside a three feet by four feetclassroom at the Al Noor Madrasah School in Barangay Tomas Cabili, Iligan City on Thursday, July 27. At night time, four to five families cramp the rooms such as this to sleep, often with the men opting to stay outside to give the women and children more space. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
Retired Technical Sergeant Amer Maca-antal Ali, 63, fought for five Presidents during his career in the army — Marcos, Aquino, Ramos, Estrada, and Arroyo, before retiring from military service in 2002.
Despite a new rule banning display of destination signboards, these jeepneys sneak signboards on their windshields on Wednesday, July 26, in Davao City. The restriction is in accordance with the Anti Distracted Driving Law. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
Militant groups Bagong Alyansang Makabayn, along with Kadamay and Panalipdan,welcomed Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s decision to put a halt to the Davao Coastline and Development Project.
A police official here claims that President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement of “bombing the Lumad schools” in Mindanao was merely an exaggeration, and should not be taken literally.
Bystanders look at the cardboard coffins lined with the names and portraits of victims of extrajudicial killings in Southern Mindanao Region displayed along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on the day of President Rodrigo Duterte’s 2nd State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 24. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)