Lumad leader Datu Jomorito Goaynon,chairperson of Kalumbay Regional Lumad Organization, and Ireneo Udarbe, chairperson of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas-Northern Mindanao Region, were reported missing since last Jan.28.
Authorities must speed up its investigation to identify and track down those responsible for the twin bombings in Jolo, Sulu on Sunday morning that left 27 dead and dozens wounded, before they can stage another attack, Vice Pres. Leni Robredo said.
At least 18 dead and 83 others wounded when a bomb went inside a Roman Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu on Sunday morning in what authorities claimed to be the handiwork of Abu Sayyaf.
An official of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has condemned the twin bombings on Sunday in Jolo, Sulu that left 17 persons dead and wounded 57 others.
More than 300 individuals from remote Lumad communities in Surigao del Sur fled from their homes early this week due to the series of aerial bombings and harassments, a local Lumad leader reported.
Human rights group Karapatan on Tuesday demanded justice to all peasants who continue to fell victims of violence and political killings in the country, as the group marked the 32nd year commemoration of the bloody Mendiola Massacre.
The human rights group Karapatan Southern Mindanao slams the Army’s 71st Infantry Battalion for parading an abducted human rights worker as a tax collector for the New People’s Army.
The profiling of teachers associated with Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) by the Philippine National Police (PNP) apparently continued, with reports of a similar letter coming from the local police asking for a list of teachers who are members of ACT in Northern Mindanao.
A human rights group hit back at President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that human rights groups are enemies of the state, saying such view is held only by a tyrant leader.
Public school teachers in the city joined the outcry to stop the harassment and vilification against teachers following the supposed profiling of Philippine National Police (PNP) of members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) nationwide.