Human Rights

Datu in Mocha Uson interview is leader of paramilitary group tagged in Lumad killings – IP group

Datu in Mocha Uson interview is leader of paramilitary group tagged in Lumad killings – IP group

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Sep 27, 2018

The Kahugpungan sa Lumadnong Organisasyon-Caraga (Kasalo-Caraga), a progressive group in Caraga, said, on Wednesday, that the Lumad tribal leader who appeared in a video interview by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson to discuss the spate of killings in Mindanao was implicated in the deaths of Lumad leaders in Lianga, Surigao del Sur province back in 2015.

Reds condemn ‘Patikul 7’ massacre

Reds condemn ‘Patikul 7’ massacre

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Sep 19, 2018

Fidel Agcaoili, chief negotiator of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), said the military has a well-established record of human rights violations in the country.

Suara Bangsamoro calls for CHR probe into deaths of slain Tausug youth

Suara Bangsamoro calls for CHR probe into deaths of slain Tausug youth

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Sep 19, 2018

On Saturday, Suara Bangsamoro dispatched a team to assess the situation and interviewed the families of the victims. The group learned from the families that all seven victims were allowed by the military to harvest mangosteen fruits in Sitio Tubig Bato, Kabuntakas village in Patikul but ended up being gunned down by a group of Scout Rangers.

Union leader escapes from assassination attempt

Union leader escapes from assassination attempt

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Sep 05, 2018

A union leader in Compostela Valley who survived an attempted slay try by men wearing ski masks and riding in tandem last September 4 lambasted the attack as part of the harassment against union members, who are being tagged as members of the communist group, because they have been fighting for workers’ rights.