Lumad Files

EXTENSION

EXTENSION

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Nov 05, 2015

Women Lumad leaders who joined Manilakbayan plead to Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada to extend their stay at Liwasang Bonifacio up to November 22. Erap said it is the national government that prevents them to stay just up to November 12 in preparation for APEC summit here. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)

MANILA FOR LUMADS

MANILA FOR LUMADS

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Nov 05, 2015

The City Council of Manila on October 27 passed a resolution expressing support to the plight of Lumads or tribes from Mindanao. Resolution No. 423 urges the national government to stop paramilitary attacks against tribal communities in Mindanao. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)

GRATITUDE

GRATITUDE

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Nov 04, 2015

A Matigsalog leader from Talaingod, Davao del Norte, Bai Bibyaon Bigkay, gives a necklace to Atty. Rosario Setias-Reyes (in blue), president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, to show her tribe’s gratitude on the assurance of the lawyers group to help the Lumads on their call to stop the killings of their leaders and tribal members. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)

Lawyer to PNoy: Act on cries of Lumads

Lawyer to PNoy: Act on cries of Lumads

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Nov 04, 2015

A lawyers’ group criticized President Benigno Aquino on the creation of paramilitary groups in tribal communities, calling it “no longer needed [because these are] peaceful in the first place”.

Lumads protest CHR’s snail-paced action on killings

Lumads protest CHR’s snail-paced action on killings

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Oct 30, 2015

Delegates of the human rights caravan, Manilakbayan from Mindanao marched from their camp inside the University of the Philippines Diliman to the national office of the Commission on Human Rights on Wednesday morning to condemn the agency’s “slow response” on the investigation of the cases of Lumad killings in Mindanao.