Ester Dalag, age 64, was on her way home from a medical check-up, worrying about her frail lungs, when she found the house she rented at Baraico Purok 2 Bankerohan Riverside was among the houses burned down Wednesday morning.
A group of Lumad leaders “strongly condemned” the motion of the Regional Peace and Order Council 11 seeking to close down the United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP)’s Haran compound.
Fifteen media practitioners have been killed since President Rodrigo Duterte rose to power in 2016 — a revelation that despite his promise of change, this sector of society can’t and won’t be spared from vicious attacks.
Lifeless bodies of an elderly farmer and his son with disability were found in a field in a peasant community in Brgy. Kapatagan, municipality of Laak in Davao de Oro (formerly Compostela Valley) province.
When Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes of the Regional Trial Court Branch 221 in Quezon City released its verdict on Thursday, the children of the Ampatuan massacre victims knew that they will be facing another journey after enduring one during the last 10 years.
A Moro group has sounded alarm on the planned establishment of a military installation in Marawi City.
A Manobo community in Santa Filomena, Quezon, Bukidnon fled their village last week after the military were coercing and threatening villagers to admit to being supporters of the New People’s Army, a claim denied by the 88th Infantry Battalion.
A report from an environmental group noted 46 community defenders are victims of political killings this year, which is 53% more than last year’s report.
A radio station was burned down in Mawab, Davao de Oro last Wednesday night, December 11, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) reported.
A human rights watchdog has called on the international community to investigate the reports of abuses being perpetrated by state agents during the almost three years of military rule in the island.