The ninth death anniversary of Italian missionary Fr. Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio PIME will fall on October 17. While the quest for justice has dragged on this long, the young people, the Lumad and scholars he had supported will honor his legacy with a tribute for his being “a true servant of the people”.
Dodong Solis, a crusading veteran radio commentator for nearly five decades, known for his morning program “Straight to the Point” and current manager of the independent Radyo ni Juan Network, died Tuesday of cardiac arrest, a relative relayed. His family has yet to make a statement on the circumstance of his death as of Thursday.
The three-month-old daughter of political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino has passed away Friday night, lawyers of Nasino confirmed with Bulatlat.
Rights advocates say that presidential peace adviser and retired general Carlito Galvez’s challenge to let European Union and United Nations investigate UCCP Haran’s alleged profiting from the Lumad in its sanctuary may reveal instead the real reason why the Lumad are displaced.
Jay Ann still holds a slight hope that Regie and the other 36 crew members might still be alive. But they realized they had to unite and find ways to push agencies and officials to act to search for their loved ones
A United Nations body made changes in their position on the Ampatuan massacred case from “resolved” to “ongoing/unresolved” following appeals of the family of the media victims and media organizations.
A group of Lumad school advocates did not sit well with President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday that implied them as exploiting children.
President Rodrigo Duterte spoke for the first time before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly online to defend accusations of human rights abuses, as he took a swipe on critics for “weaponizing human rights” against him.
The displaced Manobo Lumad from Talaingod and Kapalong and the UCCP Haran are once again charged with trafficking persons and child abuse, charges they say is orchestrated by the lies of the government’s anti-insurgency task force.
During the Global Day of Action on the first day of the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Monday, human rights workers and advocates joined the online action by raising concerns of unsolved killings in the region.