But it’s different for Limba Luge, 57, who, after 31 days of fighting, still refused to abandon her house and a little store.
A Lumad organization blamed the military for the persona non grata declaration issued against them by a council of Lumad elders in the municipality of Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
Filipino students who identified themselves as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community said they were bullied and discriminated in schools because of their sexual orientation and gender identity, according to a report by Human Rights Watch.
Another casualty was hit by a stray bullet inside the Lanao del Sur provincial capitol in Marawi City on Wednesday afternoon.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines belied the claim of President Rodrigo Duterte that 75 percent of the members of the New People’s Army are Lumad.
Based on the information gathered and validated, the priest snatched by the ISIS-linked Maute group when they attacked this city last May 23 is still alive.
Social media accounts of suspected terrorists will possibly be monitored once the city’s “anti-Isis” ordinance is passed.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive order No. 28 regulating the use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnics on Tuesday.
The resumption of peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines may happen in August or September this year, the Communist Party of the Philippines said Wednesday.
An official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines warned the public on Wednesday against scammers who raised money by conducting dinners, lunches and other similar activities to raise funds for the soldiers in the besieged Marawi City.