Tags: attacks on Lumad

IP leader defends UCCP Haran, calls it ‘a second home’

The Regional Peace and Order Council of Region XI released an order for the closure of UCCP Haran. By JOHN AARON MARK MACARAEG Bulatlat.com MANILA — Lorena Mandacawan nearly bursted into tears when she spoke early afternoon of Jan. 25, in a protest action in front of the Department of Interior and Local Government’s (DILG)…

Police bars Davao media from lumad presscon

The report said that the armed men left after the arrival of the police. However, authorities reportedly continued to bar the people from entering the church compound, including members of the media under the order of Col. Kirby John Kraft. By ALYSSA MAE CLARIN Bulatlat.com MANILA– The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines assailed…

Suspected paramilitary forcibly enters Church compound providing refuge to displaced Lumads

Last week, the Regional Peace and Order Council – 11 issued a resolution demanding the closure of the church compound. By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Days after a regional peace body ordered its closure, some suspected members of the paramilitary broke into the United Church of Christ in Philippines (UCCP) – Haran…