Posts by tag: Extrajudicial Killings

5 years ago

Leader of Agusanon Manobos killed, hacked in front of children

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Leader of Agusanon Manobos killed, hacked in front of children

Benjie Planos, a Bisaya settler living among the Manobos, and other leaders of KASAKA had been receiving death threats from the Philippine Army’s 26th Infantry Battalion and the paramilitary group Bagani. the militarization, KASAKA leaders said, is linked with the entry of New Britain Palm Oil Ltd, which is eyeing KASAKA’s ancestral domain.

6 years ago

Leader of Pablo victims’ movement shot dead

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Davao Today

Cristina Morales Jose, a councilwoman of Binondo village, Baganga town in Davao Oriental, was one of the leaders of a camp-out at the DSWD regional office last week, according to Pastor Jaime Jurie, secretary general of Karapatan, in a text message.

6 years ago

Widows of environmental defenders dare Manila’s streets to seek justice

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By ALEX D. LOPEZ
Davao Today

Gina is among the widows who joined the Manilakbayan (Journey to Manila) initiated by human rights, peace and environment groups in Mindanao. She was joined by several widows: Daisy Paborada, a Higaonon from Opol, Misamis Oriental; Rosalie Cabal from Kibawe, Bukidnon; Sharon Liguyon from San Fernando, Bukidnon; and Mercy Dejos from Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur.

6 years ago

DENR, CHR hit by picketing Mindanao Lumad leaders, rights groups

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By ALEX D. LOPEZ
Davao Today

The delegates also displayed at the front gate of the DENR effigies representing the dead bodies of the victims of Tampakan massacre and black crosses bearing the names of leaders and environment defenders who were killed since the former Arroyo administration to present.

6 years ago

Mindanao delegates ‘storm’ congress, mining companies

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By ALEX D. LOPEZ
Davao Today

Tuesday’s session was attended by Congressman Arnulfo Go of Sultan Kudarat,  who chairs the committee together with Representatives Luz Ilagan of Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP), Nancy Catamco of the 2nd District of Cotabato, Florencio Flores of Bukidnon 2nd District and House Deputy Majority Leader Daisy Avance-Fuentes of South Cotabato.

6 years ago

Inter-faith Mission documents rampant IP killings in Bukidnon

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By DANILDA L. FUSILERO
Davao Today

Beverly Longid, first nominee of the Katribu party-list, said that they were alarmed at the growing number of IP leaders killed due to their opposition to either mining or similar development projects, which have affected their communities and the environment.