“We are appealing to the public, as well as the international community to unite and defend Lumad schools in Mindanao.”
Tags: Save Our Schools Network
In Sultan Kudarat, the town mayor, the police and some local govt agencies are bringing the military’s counter-insurgency operations to IP schools, forcingout of school over a thousand Dulangan Manobo students.
“Allowing military presence in educational institutions is tantamount to increasing the risks for children.” – SOS Network
Non-formal schools in far-flung villages are still under attack by military operations.