The University of the Philippines-Mindanao community commemorated the Martial Law declaration of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos through a protest action on Friday (Sept. 20) afternoon.
An unidentified gunman shot dead another farmer activist just right outside his residence in San Fernando town, Bukidnon province around 8pm on Monday, September 16.
ACT Teachers Party-list representative France Castro on Tuesday urged Congress to investigate the continued attacks against the leaders and members of unions of public school teachers in the country.
A leader of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in Northern Mindanao has become the latest victim of red-tagging as she was branded as a “Communist teacher.”
Another farmer was gunned down in Bukidnon, this time in San Fernando town, on Wednesday night (Sept. 11), the police said Thursday.
In commemorating the second death anniversary of Salugpongan student Obello Bay-ao on September 5, Lumad groups protest on the inaction of government to stop the attacks on schools.
Some 50 Lumad students, accompanied by volunteer teachers and Lumad elders as guardians, are welcomed by the UP Diliman community which hosts their Bakwit School for another school year.
Lumad advocates criticize the conduct of a Senate hearing that failed to invite the subject of their inquiry: the Lumad schools and teachers.
The human rights group Karapatan rebuffed a general’s challenge to investigate alleged “extrajudicial killings” against state personnel made by the New People’s Army in Bukidnon.
Bayan Muna Party-list condemned the killing of another Lumad activist in Bukidnon, bringing the count of killings in this province to 14 this year alone.