LUMAD SCHOOL. The opening of classes at a Lumad makeshift school inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran compound in Davao City push through despite the lack of proper classroom, chairs and teaching materials. The school is run by the Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Inc. to cater to at least 80 Manobo children displaced from their communities due to militarization. (Kath M. Cortez/

  • john appleseed

    “…due to militarization.”
    More specifically, due to irrational persecution from Duterte’s military.
    Duterte is pushing Lumads hard because he wants them to fight back.
    He wants war, which would justify (in his corrupt mind) taking over as dictator.

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