‘A return to the ‘militarized areas’ is also a violation of international human rights instruments – Bishop Felixberto Calang, Iglesia Filipina Independiente and chairperson of Barug Katungod Mindanao.
Day: April 10, 2014
Military operations force Lumads to evacuate
“Isn’t this a sign of the cold-heartedness of our government? Needless to say, the recent forcible evacuation affirmed that even children are not spared from the violence of military operations. “ – Children’s Rehabilitation Center
Yolanda victims seek support of Church in call for justice, assistance from gov’t
“We feel that the Aquino government has let the people down. There are many who continue to suffer five months after the calamity, and the government’s reconstruction is inherently anti-poor.” – Sr. Edita Eslopor, spokesperson of People Surge.