Four volunteer teachers of Rural Missionaries of the Philippines-Northern Mindanao Sub-Region who went missing earlier this week were found to be under the custody of a military unit in Iligan City.
A child rights advocate here has reiterated its opposition to repeal the set minimum age of criminal responsibility under the Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006.
Several church leaders here have voiced out their concern over the possibility of extending the declaration of Martial law in Mindanao following President Rodrigo Durterte’s order to augment military troops in Visayas.
There were 67 cases of human trafficking recorded in Davao region from January to September this year with one-year-old children among the victims of online exploitation, the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT-XI) said.
The family of a male minor who was shot by armed men in Barangay Kawayan, San Fernando, Bukidnon on Monday morning will file criminal a complaint against the gunmen, a tribal leader said.
A human rights lawyer who responded to the massacre of Sagay farmers was shot dead in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental on Monday night.
A union member of Sumifru company was gunned down by unidentified men in Compostela town on Wednesday evening.
Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) condemned President Rodrigo Duterte after he ordered state forces to arrest andshoot farmers’ groups who will stage their occupy activities on government and private lands. His statement, followed the massacre of 9 sugar farmers who were staging an occupy activity in Hacienda Nene of Sagay City, Negros Occidental.
The family of a community leader abducted over the Army’s suspicion that she was linked to the New People’s Army has appealed to her abductors to return her saying she has a heart condition.
A national fact-finding mission on the massacre of nine farmers in Negros Occidental said suspected government agents are behind the bloodbath last October 20 even as the Philippine National Police insists so-called recruiters of the victims are the suspected perpetrators.