Yosie, wife of Emerito Samarca who was killed by members of the militia group Magahat Bagani Force, said he was a good man who did not have enemies.
DAVAO CITY – Convenors and delegates of the Barug Katungod Mindanao Conference in Cagayan de Oro City Saturday apprehended an…
Children of Alcadev school director, Emerito Samarca, bid their last goodbye to their father who was one of the three victims killed by militia men belonging to the Magahat Bagani Force in Km. 16, Barangay Diatagon, Lianga town in Surigao del Sur last September 1. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Friends and relatives of Emerito Samarca, fondly called as Tatay Emok, gather in Guingona Park, Butuan City on Saturday to pay their last respects. Samarca’s remains will be brought to Oraya Cemetery in Libertad town Butuan (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)
A tribal leader worries over the pronouncement of a congresswoman that she will create a measure to recognize and regulate indigenous defense system in the country.
Students from the University of the Philippines Mindanao campus light candles on Friday to condemn the continuing harassment and killing of Lumads in Mindanao. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
The military is quick to insist that it was an “encounter” with members of the New People’s Army, while the family cries “massacre” over the death of five Lumad individuals in Sitio Mandum, Barangay Mendis, Pangantucan Bukidnon.
Claro Gawilan, chairman of the Nagkahiusang Mag-uuma sa White Culaman (United Farmers of White Culaman) from Kitaotao town in Bukidnon speaks during their protest rally in San Pedro Street, Davao City on Thursday. The protesters accused the Army as responsible for the continuing harassment and killings of Lumads in Mindanao. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
An organization from Belgium has expressed its concern on the killings of Lumads in Mindanao and expected the government to investigate the involvement of soldiers in the killings.