“The NCIP’s so-called ‘datus’ vaguely label Rep. Cullamat’s participation in the protest as a ‘disrespectful act.’ We ask these datus: how is speaking in a peaceful protest action ‘disrespectful?’ How is the exercise of one’s democratic rights a rational basis for banning an elected representative from her own ancestral community?”
Aetas tortured by military, forced to eat soldier’s feces
Sandugo – Movement of Moro and Indigenous Peoples for Self-Determination called on the Commission on Human Rights to investigate the incidents, and for the Army’s 7th Infantry Division, especially its commanding officer, to be “held criminally liable for their abusive acts, including the violation of the Anti-Torture Law.”
Indigenous peoples, Moro groups urge high court to junk ‘terror law’
“The terror law is added ammunition to the existing arsenal of repressive laws against the Indigenous and Moro people. This is a mockery to the exercise of our fundamental rights”
Future remains uncertain for Marawi evacuees
“Don’t just talk with the military and the mayor, talk also with the internally displaced persons, some of them don’t even have adequate communal facilities such as toilets.”
US holds Filipino activist, denies entry
Sandugo – Movement of Moro and Indigenous Peoples for Self-Determination vice-chairperson Jerome Aladdin Succor Aba has been denied entry to the US and is being held at the airport.
Sitio Sandugo: A postscript
The Lakbayan camp is like a river junction from where water rushes stronger towards a new direction.
Lakbayan 2017 | NDFP expresses unity with national minorities
The interests of national minorities are in place in the NDFP proposal for social and economic reforms.
Lakbayan 2017 | National minorities file cases of human rights, IHL violations by gov’t forces
Sandugo allied groups filed complaints of rights abuses under President Duterte’s all-out war and martial law in Mindanao.
National minorities denounce Duterte as ‘US imperialist lackey’
“Duterte continued the War on Terror policy which carried terrorism in our country and the whole world.”
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.”
No choice: Why the Lumad and their children are on the march
“We came here to demand justice,”