It was supposed to be a regular school day on Friday morning when teacher Evelyn Cabangal of the Misfi Academy in a village in Kitaotao town in Bukidnon was informed by the residents that they will be demolishing the school as ordered by the village chief.
Lumads and human rights activists passed by Leyte province in the Visayas as participants of the Manilakbayan 2015 (Journey to Manila) prepares to head for Luzon on Thursday night.
Lumad (tribal) pupils from the Salugpongan Ta Tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center Inc in an evacuation center in Davao City focus on their lessons while their relatives and elders join a long march to the national capital to call on a stop to the killing of their leaders. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Over 700 Mindanaoans are now travelling to Metro Manila to raise human rights issues in Mindanao.
College and Lumad students participate in the advocacy run organized by the Father Fausto “Pops” Tentorio Foundation, Inc, on early morning Saturday held at the Freedom Park, Davao City. (Contributed photo by Marrion Solis)
The Promotion of Church People’s Response vows to continue its advocacy for the Lumads in Mindanao as they remember the slain Italian priest from Arakan, North Cotabato Fr. Fausto “Pops” Tentorio.
Around 15 teachers and school administrators of a private school in Baganga town Davao Oriental were stopped at a military checkpoint due to an alleged encounter between the army and the New People’s Army.