Sandugo – Movement of Moro and Indigenous Peoples for Self-Determination called on the Commission on Human Rights to investigate the incidents, and for the Army’s 7th Infantry Division, especially its commanding officer, to be “held criminally liable for their abusive acts, including the violation of the Anti-Torture Law.”
Day: September 1, 2020
Journ school pushes for media literacy amid pandemic
With the increasing false information amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication published a series of media literacy videos to help Filipino students become more discerning of news they read or watch and to demand better journalism.
Lawmakers, Moro rights advocate reject Martial Law proposal in Sulu
BY DAVAO TODAY Davaotoday.com DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Lawmakers and a Moro human rights advocate reject calls from defense officials to declare Martial Law in Sulu following the wake of the twin blasts that killed 14 in Jolo. Bayan Muna Representative and Manobo tribal leader Eufemia Cullamat said the recommendation to impose Martial Law in…
In praise of the community organizer
Working tirelessly on the ground are community organizers who turned a particular issue into a political question and mobilized the people to discuss, decide, and determine the proper course of action. They are immersed in full-time political work even if this does not yield any pecuniary benefit.