Two militant lawmakers denounced as “harassment” the child abuse charges filed against them in relation to the protest action held last October in this city which included the participation of minors.
The Police Regional Office XI here said that it is presently monitoring the 11 personnel allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade.
A Mindanao-based peace group Sowing the Seeds of Peace (SSP) appealed to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to reciprocate the holiday truce declared earlier by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as the nation celebrates “most cherished Filipino tradition.”
For the New People’s Army (NPA) in Southern Mindanao, the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is already keen and ardent to extend the imposition of martial law (ML) in the whole island.
Other Salugpungan schools operating are now in fear of being forcibly closed by paramilitary groups and military, like what happened to its campus in Talaingod, that later led to the arrest of Talaingod 18 including former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo and ACT Teachers partylist Rep. France Castro.
The labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemned the latest incident of attempted murder against NAMASUFA workers of Sumifru in Compostela Valley, as unidentified individuals opened fire at the union president’s house on November 30 and tried to burn it.
Lumad group Pasaka said that Duterte’s cancelation of the peace talks and the all-out militarist solution and warmongering with the establishment of death squads is expected after he sought the help of paramilitary tribal leader Joel Unad.
Davao del Norte governor Anthony Del Rosario condemned the killing of former Samal village official Paulito Villaceran Jr. and his security aide Johnny Caro last Sunday, November 25.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to form his own Duterte Death Squad to counter the communist’s New People’s Army (NPA) “Sparrow” units is an admission that his administration is involved in the series of state-sponsored killings across the country, the militant lumad group Pasaka said Wednesday.
Activists here assailed the passage of the city anti-road blockade ordinance penalizing barricades especially during protest actions in this city, saying it was passed lopsidedly sans consultation with the militants.