A church-based group decried the arrest of five members of the Banwaon tribe of Agusan del Sur including a field worker of European Union-funded project for indigenous peoples’ rights.
A special body created by the Palace to protect media practitioners revealed Wednesday, October 25, that it previously warned Bislig City Mayor Librado Navarro from threatening the late radio broadcaster Christopher Lozada.
The brazen act of killing Christopher Iban Lozada, a Bislig City-based radio journalist, is stark reminder that the culture of impunity is a “growing and malignant problem” for journalists in this country, a media watchdog said.
This month of October, indigenous peoples (Lumad) are supposedly harvesting crops from the farm, said Lumad leader, Datu Kaylo Bontulan.
The farmers inside the Central Mindanao University (CMU) cannot claim the land within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte while the proposed Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB) is still pending at the Lower House.
An interfaith group based in Germany is appealing to President Rodrigo Duterte to release all the jailed church leaders, human rights workers and political prisoners in the country.
At least 100 Bukidnon farmers arrived in Manila Thursday, October 12 to bring their issues of lack of social services, irrigation, and the distribution of more than 500 hectares of land covered by the Central Mindanao University.
The decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to upholding the arrest and detention of Senator Leima De Lima is a warning to all the critics of President Rodrigo Duterte, a New York-based human rights said on Wednesday, October 11.
After seven years of languishing inside the prison facility, Eddie Cruz, a Dumagat political prisoner was finally freed after a local court acquitted him from the “trumped-up charges” filed against him, a human rights group said.
The Quick Response Team for Children Center of the City Social Services and Development Office (QRTCC-CSSDO) recorded 340 cases of abuses from October last year until September this year.