Martial Law in Mindanao

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.

MEDICAL PERSONNEL

MEDICAL PERSONNEL

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Aug 02, 2017

Army Capt. Jo-ann Petinglay, talks to doctors and nurses of Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City on Tuesday, Aug 1. The hospital workers are divided into five groups and will go on duty for three-day shifting to attend to patients, mostly evacuees, who are confined in the hospital as the ongoing military operations against the Daesh-inspired Maute group enters in its third month Tuesday, Aug. 1. (Divina M. Suson/davaotoday.com)

AT PLAY

AT PLAY

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Aug 01, 2017

Children spend time playing in a covered court turned evacuation center in the town of Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur on Friday, July 28, 2017. They are the children of the 370 families staying inside the evacuation center for more than two months now. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

Marawi evacuees now more open to share experiences

Marawi evacuees now more open to share experiences

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Aug 01, 2017

In the second wave of the National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission (NHIM), ​the ​internally displaced persons from Marawi City have opened to facilitators on their experience as the conflict there has stretched for more than two months, said a civil society organizer.

IN PHOTOS | Images of Marawi evacuees two months after the siege

IN PHOTOS | Images of Marawi evacuees two months after the siege

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Aug 01, 2017

When the fighting broke ​out ​two months ago, many of Marawi’s residents refused to give up their homes, certain that the military would be able to handle the Maute — a previously small, ragtag band of extremists who pledged allegiance to the ISIS by occupying an abandoned municipal hall in nearby Butig town.