Posts by tag: Extrajudicial Killings

15 years ago

Ilagan wants Lumad agenda in Congress

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“There is no dignity, in policy nor in practice, in the way our indigenous peoples are being treated. Indigenous communities are being displaced and threatened by mining concessions; they are being massacred supposedly in the name of development. There is an ethnocide going on in this country,” Gabriela Rep. Luz Ilagan said.

16 years ago

Another Anakpawis leader shot dead in ComVal

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The human-rights group Karapatan in Southern Mindanao condemned today the killing of another municipal and peasant leader of Anakpawis, who was shot dead in Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province, on July 7.

16 years ago

EU ends mission, offers help on killings

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Winding up a 10-day “needs assessment mission” to look into the extra-judicial killings in the country, the European group headed by European Union Ambassador Alistair Macdonald offered today “technical assistance” to the government in the investigation of extrajudicial killings, the prosecution of the suspects and witness protection.