By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Asmayra Usman and her parents were sleeping inside their tent in the Mahad Nurul Ittihad Evacuation Center in Salbo, Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao when members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) encamped in Bagan village, Guindulungan allegedly fired their guns in the direction of the evacuation center.
Moro rights group protests vs Aquino’s ‘all-out justice,’ urges the people to defend human rights
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By ALMA B. SINUMLAG Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com MANILA – “The most noble and the greatest task in the world is to sacrifice for our people and land. United we will stand; divided we will fall… It is our responsibility as Indigenous Peoples (IP) to let the flag of victory flutter proudly in the…
By GERMELINA LACORTE / Davao Today
Cardeno’s unexplained death while working for the US troops in February and the death of the Philippine Army officer a month later have renewed calls among militant groups to junk the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the US and the Philippines.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
On Jan. 30, Gregan Cardeño went home happy that he had finally found a job. He had just signed a contract with a security agency that posted him as an interpreter for the American troops in Cotabato City. He ended up in Marawi where, inside a US barracks, he supposedly hanged himself. His family, however, is convinced that he had been murdered, probably even abused.