Local tribal leader Casamira Maniego, chair of their local organization Asosasyon ng Katutubong Mahawang, said 20 armed men were escorted by the local police arrived in their community earlier today, threatening the people’s barricade against the looming expansion of the New Clark City.
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“I represent, not only the lumads and the indigenous peoples, but all the humble citizens of the country.”
Nang isinasara na ang paaralan gamit ang kahoy, pako at martilyo, nakatutok ang mga armas sa sino mang lumapit. Banta ng Alamara sa mga guro at estudyante, “Kung hindi kayo aalis ngayong araw, may mangyayari.”
Leaders of national minorities from different regions in the country dance during the launch of Sandugo.
The government’s Inter-Agency Task Force that once “burned the night lamp” if only to solve land disputes in Rizal town, Kalinga has been revived with the mission of rooting out the problem so that there will be no repeat of the June 25 carnage between “settlers” and policemen. BY ACE ALEGRE Contributed to Bulatlat Vol.…