In a broad daylight, a young man, out of nowhere suddenly appeared and knifed to death a pregnant mother.
Lumad schools in Davao del Norte and Compostela Valley marked their first day of classes with heavy military presence and harassment.
A year after installing themselves as rightful land owners, several members of the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association Inc. (MARBAI) are enjoying the fruits of their collective farming efforts.
A volunteer teacher of Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation, Inc. in Trento,Agusan del Sur is now in fear of her life after being forced to surrender as a supporter of the underground New People’s Army.
Recent fighting between the New People’s Army (NPA) and government troops has once again drove civilians out of their homes in Sitio Kamansi,Barangay Banglay in Lagonglong town,Misamis Oriental,as their village chief was also arrested by anti-narcotics agents for possession of sachets of alleged illegal drugs.
The recent arrest of a women rights worker in Caraga region is another misogynistic move of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with the aim of silencing women who refuse to cower in fear in the face of the continuing imposition of martial law in Mindanao.
A group of displaced residents from Marawi City condemned on Friday the alleged harassment and surveillance by the government to silence them from expressing their sentiments to the media.
The KAWAGIB Moro human rights group condemned the “massacre” of eight members of the 105th Base Command of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces-Moro Islamic Liberation Front (BIAF-MILF) and one civilian by the Matalam Provincial Police and the 7th IB of the Philippine Army in an anti-drug operation in Matalam, North Cotabato.
A student of a Lumad school was wounded while her mother was gunned down by unidentified assailants at Barangay Salvacion, Trento town in Agusan del Sur province on Saturday noon, May 26.
The proposal by the Constitutional Commission (Con-Com) to include “lawless violence” as a basis for the declaration of martial law poses a great danger as it may result to the curbing of the basic rights of Filipinos, a human rights group disclosed.