Members of Xavier University (XU) staged a gathering outside the campus Friday (June 26) expressing support on charges filed against persons allegedly responsible for the death of XU’s alumnus Darwin Dormitorio.
Authorities arrested on Friday seven Lumad whom they claim are New People’s Army members in an operation in Barangay Blanco, Balingasag town in Misamis Oriental, a charge condemned by the Lumad group Kalumbay.
The closure of another Lumad school in Davao Region prompted a Lumad leader in Congress to question the Department of Education if they are acting on the interests of the Lumad children who are now denied of another community school.
The Lumad group Pasaka denounced another round of false reporting in local news that a third Lumad died in their UCCP Haran sanctuary and was secretly buried in the Wireless Cemetery.
“Justice delayed, justice denied,” says Fidelina Margarita Valle, columnist for Davao Today, remembering her experience a year ago being taken by police agents at an airport.
The death of urban poor activist leader Carlito Badion comes a day after Congress pushed for the Anti-Terror Bill to the plenary on May 30, as progressive lawmakers warned his killing is a prelude to how the bill will target critics and activists.
A court case against former AnakPawis Congressman Ariel Casilao and six relief volunteers for alleged violating quarantine rules was dismissed by the court of Norzagaray, Bulacan.
A United Nations (UN) official slammed countries like the Philippines where law enforcement has been acting beyond international law in the use of force while implementing quarantine measures.
A community college in Davao de Oro expressed concern of their students’ safety in a government quarantine facility after receiving reports of lapses in protocol.
Moro human rights group hold the military accountable for the reported mortar shelling during Eid’l Fitr celebration Sunday in a village in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town in Maguindanao that killed two children and injured several others.