Text and Photos by Jose Hernani
SLEEPLESS. A night shot of Mt. Diwalwal, Mokayo Compostela Valley Province. Small scale miners resist the Philippine Mining Development Corporation's plans to bid the 729 hectares of the mineral reserves to big mining companies on July 30.
Francis Morales, spokesperson of Panalipdan in Southern Mindanao, talks to 671 small scale miners during the first barangay assembly of small scale miners' group Nagkahiusang Katawhan sa Diwalwal on Mt. Diwata on June 22.
Mt. Diwata barangay captain Franco Tito talks with leaders of the miners' group.
Groups vow to oppose the bidding of 729-hectare mineral reserves in Diwalwal.