Rius Valle, spokesperson of the Save Our Schools (SOS) Network, challenges the local government units to take action on the situation of Lumad schools under their localities.(Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Friends and relatives of school administrator, Emerito Samarca, arrived in throngs last Saturday to pay their last respects to the man who they fondly called as “Tatay Emok”.
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.