Advocacy group Pilgrims for Peace declared that the state’s penchant for red and terror-tagging “not only further exacerbates the human rights crisis in the Philippines, but it worrisomely undermines peace efforts.”
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“The MILF is bound by processes and documents, if we are to be held accountable, we would do that, instead of covering up, or absolving them.”
“How could we have peace when our government does not care for the poor?” – urban poor leader
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“When we understand the roots of suffering, it is then that we can truly call for a cessation of hostilities and call on the parties at war to stay at the negotiating table and talk peace. The peace we seek is one that is based on social justice, one that takes into account issues of the environment and human right..” – Most Rev. Antonio Ledesma
By RONALYN V. OLEA
There has been a series of four evacuations in the region since July this year. “Martial Law is still being imposed in the region.” — Genasque Enriquez, leader of Kahugpungan sa mga Lumad Organisasyon-Caraga (Kasalo).