Sandugo allied groups filed complaints of rights abuses under President Duterte’s all-out war and martial law in Mindanao.
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National minorities turn to GRP-NDFP human rights monitoring body over US Embassy dispersal
“We hope that our complaint filed before the GRP-NDFP JMC would raise the continuing state-sponsored violence against our people and ancestral lands as a flashpoint concern in the pursuit for a peace based on justice.” — Piya Malayao
LTE: After a year in prison, the struggle continues
By Alan Jazmines February 14, 2012 It has been exactly a year now since I was treacherously arrested – on February 14, 2011, just a few hours before the resumption of the long-delayed formal talks between the peace panels of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of…
Abra Elders to File Case with JMC on Pananuman Right Violations
For a month, the military conducted intensive military operations in their village. Fields were bombed; soldiers encamped in the heart of the village; the people were prohibited from leaving their homes; and their farm animals were stolen. Elders of Tubo, Abra have had enough. They announced that they would file cases of human rights violation…