Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez receives a necklace from a Lumad woman during her visit at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound, in Father Selga Street, Davao City, on Friday, August 5. The church compound remains a sanctuary for more than 300 indigenous people’s evacuees who were displaced due to alleged harassment and threats from paramilitary groups and soldiers. Lopez vowed to bring the Lumad home. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
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