In this video, Andrea Rosal demands justice for the death of her baby Diona Andrea. “I hope that you would join me in my fight. I hope children would no longer be victimized. I hope my baby would be the last to suffer this injustice.”
Day: May 25, 2014
“Unfortunately, both CHED [Commission on Higher Education] and the Department of Education (DepEd) have miserably failed to curb the meteoric rise in tuition and other school fees. Their issuances and memorandum orders are inherently full of loopholes and appear merely to give the illusion that these agencies are actually doing something about the problem when the opposite is true.”
“The Talaingod Manobos who are now just returning to their lands are still in need of food, medicines, blankets and other materials in order to rebuild their lives. They need our support in filing complaints and lobbying against the military before the Commission on Human Rights, Philippine Congress, Philippine courts, and up to the level of the United Nations.”
Kalikasan PNE warns that the largely undocumented biodiversity in Pantaron Range might disappear, along with indigenous knowledge of the Talaingod Manobos who have protected the forests of the mountain range for decades, if they continue to be driven out of their ancestral domain by massive troop deployment and military operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
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