A group says high school students have become open targets for police brutality and vigilante kills, now that the Department of Education requires them to undergo random drug testing
Hiyas ng Kadayawan 2017 winner Jenfin Aguan is making a stand against early marriage
Festivals mean business at the KTV bar where she used to work. There would always be new faces. There were lots of them, and many were from Luzon.
The Commission on Human Rights-10 (CHR-10) will investigate the complaint of two civilians who were accused as Communist rebels by state agents in the wake of the massive evacuation of residents in hinterland villages in Opol town, Misamis Oriental, due to the reported presence of hundreds of alleged New People’s Army (NPA) fighters.
The plan of the Duterte administration to implement a mandatory drug test in colleges and universities threatened students’ safety and education rights, an international human rights group said Saturday.
Carlos Conde, researcher for Asia Division of Human Rights Watch, said the deaths of two broadcast journalists and the attack on a newspaper columnist “highlight the need for the Duterte administration to deliver on promises to apprehend those responsible for the killings of journalists.”
A farmer leader in Compostela Valley has condemned the arrest as excessive of another farmer leader in the province.
Ruel Cololot, 35, admitted he once joined the New People’s Army but denied ownership or expertise in making the improvised explosive devices.
In the midst of continuing threats against their schools in Mindanao, more than a hundred displaced students of Lumad schools who joined the “Kampuhan” will continue their schooling in a state university in Quezon City.
The Save Our Schools Network said it was assured by the Commission on Human Rights that it will investigate the reported attacks of Lumad schools and communities in Mindanao when CHR chairperson Chito Gascon visited them on Saturday, Aug. 5.