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.
A Lumad woman leader is the 14th victim of extrajudicial killings against indigenous peoples defender in the province of Bukidnon.
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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.