A member of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit in Agusan del Sur has filed a petition for a Writ of Amparo and Habeas Corpus against leaders of indigenous peoples (IP) organizations who allegedly “convinced” the Banwaon tribe community to evacuate from their homes.
Security personnel of a ranch allegedly fired upon three members of an indigenous group which is asserting land claim in Butong, Quezon, Bukidnon on Tuesday morning.
Members of the LBC Davao Employees Union held a protest action during their lunch break on Tuesday.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front Coordinating Committee for the Cessation of Hostilities (MILF-CCCH) refuted claims of near armed encounters between the MILF and police forces last March 14 in Maguindanao.
The local government of Asuncion town owes the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc., under the National Electrification Administration P 8 million.In an interview with Davao Today, Daneco legal counsel, Atty. Jorge Rapista, said Daneco’s board of director and management decided to cut the power supply of Asuncion local government because of “none payment of obligations.”
A Moro group on Saturday has accused the military of directly burning nine houses and two mosques in various villages in Maguindanao last March 18.
An online peace campaign dubbed as #FightForPeace has gained more than 6,000 supporters, petitioning the government “to pursue peace process in Mindanao” and rejects the call for all-out war.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte signed Thursday an executive order to create a technical working group to help in the selection process of an indigenous people’s mandatory representative to the City Council.
The municipal government of Asuncion in Davao del Norte is experiencing power blackout for “more than 48 hours already” after the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative Inc., which is managed by the National Electrification Administration (NEA) cut the power supply to the LGU, a local official said.
The Army announced it would pull out from the communities in Barangay Balit, municipality of San Luis, Agusan Del Sur following a dialogue with residents and local officials on Wednesday morning.
Only the removal of President Benigno Aquino III from office would quench the search for justice of the nearly 70 victims of a botched police operations in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, said a Moro human rights group as official investigations point to the accountability of the President and the involvement of the US military.
There has been an improvement in the peace and order situation in Tagum City according to the report of city mayor Allan Rellon during his State of the City Address on Wednesday.