Since May 23, 2017, when the entire island was placed under martial law, 93 activists have been killed while 136 have escaped death. More than 1,400 others were arrested and detained. Karapatan revealed there are 815,734 victims of civil and political rights violations.
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In Compostela Valley, Lumads Flee Homes amid Military Operations
BY JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat Posted 5:01 p.m., May 15, 2008 More than a hundred Lumads from Mangayon, Compostela Valley have fled from their homes because of the military operations conducted by the Philippine Army’s 67th Infantry Battalion in their ancestral territory last May 13, fearing that this may give rise to human rights…