“We should all unite to call for lifting of martial law.”
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Members of the 56th IBPA blocked the entry of school and food supplies for the said boarding school despite coordination with the local government unit.
‘Postponement of peace talks would mean more troops to Lumad schools, communities’ – Save our Schools network
“The Duterte government is horribly violating national and international laws of protecting civilians, especially children and schools, from military attacks.”
Military operations in Lumad communities have heightened since the start of preparation for the opening of classes, according to SOS Network.
Protesters hound Education secretary Leonor Briones as she refuses to acknowledge the Lumad schools issues.
Stories of courage and perseverance of Lumad students and teachers poured out at the gathering.
Obello Bay-ao’s father Benjo called on President Rodrigo Duterte to punish those involved with the extrajudicial killings, disband paramilitary groups, lift the martial law in Mindanao and resume peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
Inspired by Fr. Fausto Tentorio, Miguel responded to the call of datus from Talaingod, Davao del Norte for volunteer teachers in 2013.
“It’s government that is teaching us to become rebels.”
“There’s no safe place under Duterte’s fascist dictatorship, especially for children.”
“Malayong lupain amin mang marating. Di rin magbabago ang damdamin.”