Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

12 months ago

CALL FOR JUSTICE

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CALL FOR JUSTICE

An emotional Christina Lantaw holds a picture of slain farmer and anti-mining advocate Jimmy Saypan during Monday’s protest rally led by national minority alliance group Sandugo in front of the Department of Justice office in Padre Faura Street, Manila. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

12 months ago

ON DIFFERENT SIDES

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ON DIFFERENT SIDES

A police stands outside the gates of the Department of Justice’s main office in Padre Faura Street in Manila as Lumad and Moro activists held a protest rally on Monday to call for justice for all the victims of human rights violations and the dismissal of “trumped-up” charges filed against the militant leaders and members. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

12 months ago

SANDUGO

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SANDUGO

Over 3,000 Lumad and Moro activists from across the country formed Sandugo, an alliance of national minorities , on October 14 at the GT-Toyota Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

JUSTICE FOR JIMMY SAYPAN

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JUSTICE FOR JIMMY SAYPAN

Pasaka Confederation of Lumad Organizations in Southern Mindanao secretary general Jong Monzon calls for justice for Jimmy Saypan, a farmer leader killed by suspected military men on Monday, October 10 during a protest action held in the streets of Calamba, Laguna on Thursday. As the secretary general of the Compostela Farmers Association, Saypan was one of the most vocal oppositions against the entry of large scale mining companies in their communities. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

Mindanao caravan for peace reaches Laguna

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Mindanao caravan for peace reaches Laguna

Thousands of delegates to the peace caravan of national minorities marched to crossing Calamba in Laguna for a symbolic “Salubongan” to signal the solidarity of the two contingents from different provinces in the country.

1 year ago

MORO LEADER

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MORO LEADER

Kawagib Moro Alliance Spokesperson Bai Ali Indayla says the struggle of the Lumad and the Moro people are targetted by former President Benigno S. Aquino III’s counter insurgency program, Oplan Bayanihan. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

1 year ago

SALUBONGAN

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SALUBONGAN

Lumad and Moro from Mindanao converged at crossing Calamba in Laguna Wednesday, Oct. 12, with the National Minority groups from Southern Tagalog. A short program was held at the same place. Delegates of the national caravan will be marching onward to UP Diliman Campus in Manila for the “Kampuhan sa Diliman.” Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)