Some 700 Lumad from different parts of Mindanao arrive in the nation’s capital, Oct. 26. They are greeted by students, religious groups, workers, urban poor, women and other sectors. The indigenous people of Mindanao stage #Manilakbayan2015 to call for a stop to the attacks on their schools and communities. Photos by Loi Manalansan, Fred Dabu…
Day: October 29, 2015
“We hold President Aquino responsible for this policy of ethnocide and persecution that targets Lumad communities. We hold him accountable for the abuses committed against Lumad women and children.”
BULATLAT SPECIAL REPORT:
In the mountains, there are mining companies. In the plains, the plantations occupy the land.”
An estimated 25 million agricultural workers suffer one incident of pesticide poisoning every year.
“Our fight for greater state subsidy for education continues.”