In Sultan Kudarat, the town mayor, the police and some local govt agencies are bringing the military’s counter-insurgency operations to IP schools, forcingout of school over a thousand Dulangan Manobo students.
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Learn from the Lumad, strive for a scientific and mass-oriented culture!
By JM Ayuste A few days ago, I was chatting with one Agham Youth member about our organizational principles and concerns. Our conversation steered to the need to establish and instill a culture of scientific inquiry and objectivity while grounding it on the needs of the masses. Since this idea was relatively new for her,…
Schools under siege
Non-formal schools in far-flung villages are still under attack by military operations.
Military uses schools for counterinsurgency
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA — Even schools are being used by the Armed Forces of the Philippines for its counterinsurgency operations. The Department of Education’s Schools Division Superintendent Mary A. Lang-ayan issued a memorandum last June 26 to all school heads of public elementary and high schools in Baguio City. The memorandum…
I Survived Lunkan Range
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com DLUMAY, Sarangani — We were trekking the Lunkan Range for nearly six hours. Exhausted and thirsty, I was desperate to reach Sitio Dlumay at the soonest possible time. There was hardly an opportunity to crack a joke regarding what we were going through. But while I was bravely walking…