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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Lakbayan 2017 | Groups say Moro discrimination, Islamophobia worsened by Duterte’s martial law
“We condemn the Dawlah Islamiya in Marawi, but the US-Duterte regime is a bigger terrorist.”
The war that refuses to go away
It is a riddle why the thousands of AFP troops, with a tremendous amount of firepower, have not yet driven ISIS fighters away, much less neutralize them.
Winning hearts and minds
Some critics of United States global policy say that the US not only supports the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS); it also created it (see, for example, www.global research.ca). Although that claim was hooted down as part of his disinformation campaign, Donald Trump said the same thing during the US presidential elections last…
UCCP appeals to gov’t troops to save civilian hostages, ‘Dansalan 42’
Among those holed up and needing rescue in embattled Marawi city are 42 UCCP members, including a two-month-old baby.
Progressive groups hit Duterte’s martial law declaration in Mindanao
“We fear for the effects of war on the civilian population.”