The ninth death anniversary of Italian missionary Fr. Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio PIME will fall on October 17. While the quest for justice has dragged on this long, the young people, the Lumad and scholars he had supported will honor his legacy with a tribute for his being “a true servant of the people”.
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Nine years ago the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 declaring October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, as a recognition of girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.
The three-month-old daughter of political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino has passed away Friday night, lawyers of Nasino confirmed with Bulatlat.
The indiscriminate distribution and use of breastmilk substitutes, especially during emergencies, can change feeding practices and put babies at greater risk of illness.
Rights advocates say that presidential peace adviser and retired general Carlito Galvez’s challenge to let European Union and United Nations investigate UCCP Haran’s alleged profiting from the Lumad in its sanctuary may reveal instead the real reason why the Lumad are displaced.
The struggle of the Lumad children to continue their education amid the tension of militarization and closure of their schools is featured in a documentary premiered in the Daang Dokyu Festival.
The alleged leader of a paramilitary group in Surigao del Sur tagged in the 2015 Lianga massacre of a Lumad school administrator and two community leaders was among those killed in an ambush staged by the New People’s Army on October 4.
“Defending Journalism”, a book tackling the safety of journalists, was launched in Davao City on Saturday, November 13.
Many sectoral groups here claimed that the newly signed gun law, Republic Act 10591, will not solve the spate of killings in the country.
The spokesperson of the militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) took to the media to make public the threats she has been receiving from a man claiming to be a “government national security consultant” of an organization working for the government.