Author Archives: JOHANNES PAUL R. GARADO
Hundreds of students joined the protest action and urged the government to stop the all out offensives against Moro fighters in Maguindanao. A Peace and Humanitarian Mission was conducted in Central Mindanao.
Various peace groups call for all-out peace in Mindanao through their “Million Signatures for Peace” campaign. Jun Aparece of the Mindanao CSO Platform for Peace says to attain peace in Mindanao, the aspiration of the Moro people for self-determination should be addressed. He is joined by (L-R) Rasad Sawat of the Davao Peace Movement for BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law) and Dawn Pates of the Peacebuilders Community. (Johannes Paul R. Garado/davaotoday.com)
City councilor Leo Avila bares to media during Monday’s Kapehan that Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the implementing rules and regulations of the City Ordinance No. 0298-09 or An Ordinance for the Proper Harvesting, Storage and Utilization of Rainwater in Davao City. Avila said one of the requirements of securing a building permit is to have a rain water harvesting system. (Johannes Paul R. Garado/davaotoday.com)
Militant groups are set to embark on a peace and humanitarian mission in the areas affected by the government’s all-out offensive against Moro fighters in Maguindanao province. The delegates who came from Davao City, North Cotabato and Cotabato City will leave here on Tuesday morning. Sheena Duazo, secretary general of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan said they will also distribute relief goods to the affected residents. (Johannes Paul R. Garado/davaotoday.com)
Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator, Mohagher Iqbal, believes there is only one truth on the Mamasapano encounter that he hopes will come out from the investigations by different government agencies. Iqbal speaks before members of the media in Davao City in a roundtable discussion organized by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines on Thursday. (Johannes Paul Garado/davaotoday.com)