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Agusanon Manobos hurt by police in evacuation camp

Agusanon Manobos hurt by police in evacuation camp

Aug 04, 2013


Hanimay Suazo of Karapatan Southern Mindanao who was with the medical team coming from Davao said there was chaos as they wanted to talk to provincial government officials to calm down the situation, especially when the adults were contained later by the police away from the children awaiting them. “They still have not eaten, it was like they were placed in a concentration camp,” exclaimed Suazo.

Breaking News: 4 Mindanao provinces under tsunami alert

Feb 06, 2013

Davao Today

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said coastal areas fronting the Pacific Ocean in the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao del Sur and Davao Oriental should keep watch.

Postscript to Cory

Aug 17, 2009

On the day Cory was buried, Davao activists saw it fitting to pay tribute by going out to the streets.

Leonardo Ortilano, 60, a jeepney driver parked his jeepney, letting go of the few pesos he could have earned, just to attend the street program. He said it pays to remember the woman who brought home the idea that no dictator will go unopposed. For Ortilano, Cory became the symbol through which people recognized their strength to fight the evils of Martial Law. Read on.

Activist doctor shot dead in Davao

Jun 25, 2009

Dr. Rogelio Bong Peera, head of the Department of Health (DOH) epidemiological research and surveillance unit tasked to monitor and address the A (H1N1) flu cases in the region, was killed in his car while going home. He was active in political campaigns that sought governments attention to the sordid state of the countrys health care delivery.

Piera was also a member of the groups Alliance of Health Workers (AHW), the Rx for Peace and the Health People United for the Removal of Gloria (Purga), a group of medical practitioners and health workers calling for the resignation of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Read on.