A Manobo leader and his son are keeping a tradition passed on through generations: the defense of their ancestral lands.
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Rights group warns of more harassment on activists as Manobo leader is freed on bail
“This is clearly another case of state harassment against progressive leaders and organizations to silence us amid the mounting public clamor for change. What is dangerous is that 101 John Does have been included in the warrant that was used to arrest him.” – Naty Castro, secretary general of Karapatan-Caraga
Arrested IP leader says he is ‘not in hiding, not guilty’
“I even attended this press conference and I am active most recently in relief missions for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan),” said Genasque Enriquez.
Indigenous peoples leader charged with murder by military
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are at it again. According to the Katribu Indigenous Peoples’ Partylist, the AFP is directly behind a criminalization and vilification campaign against its national vice-president and second nominee Genasque Enriquez. The AFP, Katribu said, has filed charges of murder and…
Human rights group criticizes military airstrikes in Caraga
by INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The Kahugpungan sa mga Lumadnong Organisasyon-Caraga (Kasalo-Caraga) has sounded the alarm over the ongoing militarization in Zapanta Valley, Bray. Bangayan, Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte and Ferlda, Alegria, Surigao del Norte. The group said countless human rights violations are being perpetrated by the Armed Forces of the Philippines…