Posts by tag: Mindanao

5 years ago

Rebels tending to farm amidst firefight

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Rebels tending to farm amidst firefight

A breakaway Moro guerrilla group in Central Mindanao said the main bulk of its forces were out of harm’s way of government military artillery shellings and that its forces were divided into engaging in gunbattles or planting and indoctrination of its mass base.

5 years ago

Army presence halted Lumad school classes

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Army presence halted Lumad school classes

A children’s advocacy group said classes were disrupted as school children were “too afraid to go to school” after military troops “encamped” in their classrooms in a farflung village in Compostela, Compostela Valley province.

5 years ago

Daughter saw activist father shot to death

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Daughter saw activist father shot to death

Jay-jay, 12, saw a man pulling a gun against her father Marcelo Monterona last January 3. Her instinct was to throw a stone against her dad’s attacker, but as fear overwhelmed her, she scampered to get home.

5 years ago

WAITING

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Different poses of Typhoon Yolanda survivors as they await their turn in a relief mission in a town in Leyte. (photo courtesy of Balsa Mindanao)

5 years ago

UNITY FOR YOLANDA

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Volunteers of Balsa Mindanao hold candles as they prayed for their relief mission to Yolanda victims in Leyte last weekend before their takeoff at Lipata Port, Surigao City. (photo courtesy of Balsa Mindanao)