Posts by tag: Extrajudicial Killings

6 years ago

Hope for Davao’s pride, the Philippine eagle

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By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao Today

Avida Land adopted the 12-year old eagle ‘Avida,’ formerly named Princess Tupi because of her area of origin.  The eagle was captured in Tupi, South Cotabato and had been in the foundation’s facility since 2005.

7 years ago

Widow of Arakan human rights victim longs to visit husband’s grave

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Widow of Arakan human rights victim longs to visit husband’s grave

Military operations in Arakan valley hinder Gina Batoy, wife of slain peasant leader, Ramon, from going back home. Ramon Batoy was killed in a raid by the 10th Special Forces three days after Fr. Fausto “Pops” Tentorio was gunned down, also in the same town. Advocates link the killing of Fr. Tentorio and Batoy as part of the abuses of the AFP counter-insurgency policy Oplan Bayanihan in North Cotabato.