By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA –Amid the worsening human rights situation under President Duterte, the youth also coe under attack, ranging from death threats against youth activists, to the food blockade of soldiers in Lumad communities. But today’s youth have not wavered as they continue on the path taken by the people their…
Tags: attacks on Lumad schools
Protesters hound Education secretary Leonor Briones as she refuses to acknowledge the Lumad schools issues.
“It’s one of our initiatives to ensure that children continue to learn while demanding immediate action from the government.”
A tribute to the 29-year-old Salugpungan head who died on Sept. 2.
“It’s government that is teaching us to become rebels.”
“There’s no safe place under Duterte’s fascist dictatorship, especially for children.”
MANILA – Groups led by Save our Schools Network picketed at the Department of Justice in Manila to demand the dismissal of trumped-up charges and the release of the Lumad educators Amelia Pond and agriculturist Dominiciano Muya on Friday, Aug. 18. Pond, 64, is the regional coordinator of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines-Southern Mindanao…
“We are appealing to the public, as well as the international community to unite and defend Lumad schools in Mindanao.”
At least one Lumad school comes under attack per week under the Duterte administration.
“They executed an affidavit and yet they are in the custody of the military. So what was the motive behind that?”
““We will take back our lands! We will get justice.”