A meeting of farmers in Caraga region to supposedly discuss activities for the commemoration of Peasant Month was disrupted when 20 combined elements of the police and military arrested a 68-year old farmer-leader Thursday (Oct.10) at his office in Brgy. Tiniwisan, Butuan City.
Cause-oriented groups in the city alarmed the public, especially parents and guardians, over the rise in online prostitution which victimizes minors and young women.
The Save Our Schools (SOS) Network in Southern Mindanao on Tuesday, through its convenor Aisha dela Cruz slammed Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio over the allegations she made against the group and the Salugpongan schools in Mindanao.
The University of the Philippines-Mindanao community commemorated the Martial Law declaration of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos through a protest action on Friday (Sept. 20) afternoon.
An unidentified gunman shot dead another farmer activist just right outside his residence in San Fernando town, Bukidnon province around 8pm on Monday, September 16.
ACT Teachers Party-list representative France Castro on Tuesday urged Congress to investigate the continued attacks against the leaders and members of unions of public school teachers in the country.
A leader of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in Northern Mindanao has become the latest victim of red-tagging as she was branded as a “Communist teacher.”
Another farmer was gunned down in Bukidnon, this time in San Fernando town, on Wednesday night (Sept. 11), the police said Thursday.
In commemorating the second death anniversary of Salugpongan student Obello Bay-ao on September 5, Lumad groups protest on the inaction of government to stop the attacks on schools.
Some 50 Lumad students, accompanied by volunteer teachers and Lumad elders as guardians, are welcomed by the UP Diliman community which hosts their Bakwit School for another school year.