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FACE OFF

FACE OFF

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May 02, 2023

Protesters led by Kilusang Mayo Uno-Southern Mindanao had a brief altercation with the personnel of the Davao City Police Office when the former attempted to march the city’s main thoroughfares Monday, May 1. The authorities blocked one lane of Ponciano Street using its mobile patrol and insisted that march rallies and other road blockages which may hamper the free flow of traffic are prohibited as per a city ordinance. (Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

EQUAL RIGHTS

EQUAL RIGHTS

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Mar 09, 2023

On the commemoration of International Women’s Day, Wednesday, members of the LGBTQ+ community joined the rally led by Gabriela-Davao at Freedom Park in Roxas Avenue to push for social equality and campaign against the pervasive violence against women and children. (Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

CELEBRATE IN HARMONY

CELEBRATE IN HARMONY

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Mar 01, 2023

Davao City Mayor Sebastian ‘Baste’ Duterte encourages Dabawenyos and visitors to celebrate the 86th Araw ng Dabaw in harmony during the opening ceremony Wednesday, March 1, at Rizal Park. (Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

TREASURE IN THE MUD

TREASURE IN THE MUD

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Feb 28, 2023

This boy braved the afternoon heat and the mud in the aftermath of the fire that razed 1,200 houses in Piapi Boulevard last Saturday, to scour on scraps which can be recycled to rebuild his family’s home. (Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

THE FIGHT CONTINUES

THE FIGHT CONTINUES

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Feb 27, 2023

Progressive groups in Davao City vow to continue the fight for human rights during the 37th year commemoration of EDSA People Power Saturday, February 25. They also demanded justice for the New Bataan 5 who were killed by the Philippine military on February 24, 2022 in Andap, New Bataan town, Davao de Oro. (Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

RISE FOR FREEDOM

RISE FOR FREEDOM

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Feb 18, 2023

The global campaign One Billion Rising gathers hundreds of participants across Davao Region on Feb. 18 at the Assumption College of Davao as it highlights the fight on various inequalities against women and girl children. (Photo by Bern Pormento/davaotoday.com)

FOR LOVE

FOR LOVE

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Feb 14, 2023

A man holds a red rose waiting for his special someone on Valentine’s Day in the covered area outside of Davao City’s Sangguniang Panlungsod. The area is a go-to place to find vendors selling flowers for special occasions. (Photo by Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com

FIGHT BACK

FIGHT BACK

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Dec 12, 2022

Unfazed by the continuing government crackdown against activists and progressive leaders, a youth leader in Davao City urges fellow Davaoeños to defend the people’s democratic rights during the 74th International Human Rights Day commemoration Saturday, December 10. (Photo by Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

SLAMMING THE CRISIS

SLAMMING THE CRISIS

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Dec 01, 2022

The Bonifacio Day commemoration of Davao City’s progressive groups on Wednesday, November 30 revolved around the current “crisis” where they criticized the Marcos-Duterte administration over the increasing prices of basic goods and services while the workers’ wages remain a pittance. (Photo by Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

REMEMBER, THE 21st OF SEPTEMBER

REMEMBER, THE 21st OF SEPTEMBER

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Oct 02, 2022

Progressive groups in Davao City stage a protest Wednesday, September 21 at the Freedom Park to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martial Law declared by then Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Sr. During those years, thousands of human rights violations were documented including extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances. (Photo by Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)