Martial Law in Mindanao

CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

CHR to probe martial law-related violations in Misamis Oriental

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Aug 15, 2017

The Commission on Human Rights-10 (CHR-10) will investigate the complaint of two civilians who were accused as Communist rebels by state agents in the wake of the massive evacuation of residents in hinterland villages in Opol town, Misamis Oriental, due to the reported presence of hundreds of alleged New People’s Army (NPA) fighters.

FULL TEXT | Second National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission Report on Human Rights situation of Marawi evacuees

FULL TEXT | Second National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission Report on Human Rights situation of Marawi evacuees

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Aug 03, 2017

The two National Interfaith Humanitarian Missions, especially the recently-concluded second wave, were able to open venues for the victims’ demands. These were venues that even the poorest, and in social heirarchies normally voiceless, evacuees were able to access. This
allowed the fleshing out cases of human rights
violations under Martial Law beyond the
common narrative of the effects of the aerial
bombings.