The deployment of more than 60 percent of the total number of AFP troops in (Mindanao) has resulted in massive militarization in rural communities, particularly the indigenous people’s ancestral domain… The pervasiveness of the AFP and its paramilitary groups in securing the interests of big landlords and capitalists over the [natural] resources in Mindanao has…
Day: March 19, 2017
Exercises in futility
At about the same time that the peace panels of the Philippine government (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) were concluding back channel talks in Utrecht, the Netherlands, during which they agreed to return to the negotiating table, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) was bombing communities in areas whose…
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Groups commemorate the tragedy that sparked the Moro liberation movement 49 years ago.
#OccupyBulacan | Manila-based groups show support for urban poor
Support poured in for the urban poor occupying idle houses in Bulacan.
At the crossing
By TIPAY ESGUERRA