Bayan Muna Party-list rejected the proposal of Interior Secretary Eduardo Año to revive the Anti-Subversion Law, saying it will be “a throwback to Marcosian dictatorship.”
Another Lumad farmer and member of the group Kasilo was shot dead in Quezon, Bukidnon in the past three days.
A Lumad farmer was killed in a town in Bukidnon province on Friday (Aug. 9), a Lumad group reported.
Brandon Lee, the journalist and human rights activist shot and seriously injured by unidentified assailants in front of his home in Lagawe, Ifugao Tuesday night is being surveiled at the Baguio General Hospital, the Cordillera Human Rights Alliance (CHRA) said.
The Lumad Salugpongan school community held another protest on Monday in the Department of Education 11 to lift its suspension, this time in a creative form.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) National Office is now finishing its probe on the case of trafficking of 30 Manobo from Bukidnon recruited to work in a fish farm in Pangasinan.
Two members of a progressive farmers’ group in Bukidnon were shot by a masked gunman Friday in San Fernando, one of them was killed on the spot.
Progressive groups determined the same pattern of attacks among peasant communities in the country as widespread killings continue under the current administration.
Rights groups led by Karapatan asked the Supreme Court to review the Court of Appeals’ ruling dismissing their petition for writs of amparo and habeas data.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to reconsider its suspension order against the 55 Lumad schools run by Salugpongan Ta Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center Inc. (STTICLCI) and seek a dialogue with them.