Another name has been added to the growing list of politically-motivated killings under the Dutertegovernment.
Filipino migrant workers trooped to Radisson Blu Palace Hotel here to witness the opening of the new round of talks between the government and the communists on Sunday morning.
A peace advocate here appealed to both government and the communist group to pursue what it called a “genuine dialogue” that would usher a just and lasting peace in the country.
Danilo Nadal, 37, was a member of Hugpong sa mga Mag-uuma sa Pantukan (HUMAPAN), a local farmer’s group in the said town. He sustained 10 gunshot wounds.
Three farmer activists, including a couple, were killed in Compostela Valley, barely a week before the fourth round of peace talks between communists and the Philippine government.
The secretary general of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan here said she has been subjected to a series of threats and harassment by suspected military agents because of her involvement with the leftist organization.
Some 132 human trafficking cases were served by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in 2016 in Davao City and the region.
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for a unified fight against the abuse of children who are left behind by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Davao City and the region.
A militant lawmaker called on Friday the repeal of Republic Act No. 7279 or the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992 in the wake of continuing and violent demolitions against urban poor communities.
The city’s Quick Response Team on Children’s Concerns rescued a six-year old boy from his stepfather on Wednesday.