After forcibly evicting the residents from their houses and bulldozed their farmlands in 2009, Oceana Gold is now destroying the water sources of communities adjacent to the mining site with their toxic mine tailings.
In commemoration of the National Day of the Disappeared on November 2, progressive organizations call for the surfacing of all victims of enforced disappearances, from the Marcos to the present Aquino regime.
John Mark started working in a small-scale gold mine when he was as young as four years old by giving…
You are very fortunate to live in Manila, and you see how the military has become “a whole different kettle of fish from the martial law years”. May we then invite you to our community in Han-ayan, especially during the operations of the military?
Let our worthy cultural heritage and authentic human development flourish in the communities and lives of our indigenous peoples. Stop the killing of IP leaders!
It’s been a bloodbath for the Lumad, the collective name for the indigenous peoples of the southern Philippines island of Mindanao.
We condemn the continuing culture of impunity and violence in the country and demand justice for the two victims.
An apology that is not an apology at all. This is how we see the contradicting statements from the resigned Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) spokesman Colonel Eduardo Gubat.
Today, August 9, we join with other indigenous peoples around the world to commemorate the World Indigenous Peoples’ Day and celebrate our remarkable achievements, successes and even the hardships and challenges we have encountered in our historic struggle against the dominant neoliberal economic system in defence of our lands and rights.
“I believe that breastfeeding is not just about latching. It is more of a holistic family journey to a healthier and wonderful life.”