Lumad students from various parts of Mindanao who took part in this year’s Lakbayan of National Minorities got the chance to see face-to-face victims of the dreaded anti drug war, known as “Oplan Tokhang”, of the Duterte administration in an activity inside the Kampuhan in UP Diliman on Friday, September 8.
He once marched the streets, calling out the attacks against Lumad schools and communities. But now, Obillo Bay-ao is one of the names heard in the streets. He was 19.
Police on Wednesday, September 6, denied allegations that a Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) was behind the death of a grade 6n student from Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
A Lumad student died Tuesday night, September 5, despite attempts to save his life after a shooting incident in a Davao del Norte town, a human rights group said
Lumad communities in Mindanao have been sending distress calls as government forces and paramilitary groups stage direct attacks on schools in tribal villages.
A seven-year-old boy survived an attack that killed his parents on Saturday night, September 2, human rights group Karapatan said.
A human rights group questioned the “very good” rating received by the Duterte administration on human rights protection in the recent Social Weather Station survey despite the President’s abysmal human rights records.
Human rights activists fear that the culture of impunity and fear is reigning in Compostela Valley province following the reported deaths of two farmers connected to activists groups in just a week.
The festive mood in Davao City was ignited once again five days after the Kadayawan as members of the LGBT community paraded Friday wearing colorful costumes.
A tribal leader from Misamis Oriental escaped a slay try where activist organizations accused an Army man as the suspect.