Isidro Indao, Spokesperson of the Lumad group Pasaka-Southern Mindanao Region with Manobo leader Datu Doloman Dawsay appealed for the “pull-out” of Army troops from the Manobo communities of Talaingod, Davao del Norte. The Lumad leaders alleged that the Army has been “committing human rights violations and acting as a clearing force in order for logging and mining operations to enter their communities.”

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