Detained Grade 10 student Esmelito Oribawan and Datu Benito Bay-ao have fallen ill in jail.
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For land and for the future, the Lumad ‘bakwit’ school’s fight continues
“If we don’t fight now, when we grow up, we won’t have anything to fight for because it’s already too late.”
‘Liling sinungaling’ | Lumad advocates confront education chief in forum
Protesters hound Education secretary Leonor Briones as she refuses to acknowledge the Lumad schools issues.
Grade 6 Lumad student killed by alleged CAFGU in Davao del Norte
‘The whole country is becoming a killing field, in the cities and the countryside, we seriously demand a stop to killings and upholding of democratic rights of the people.’
‘Balik-eskwela’ | Lumád schools suffer military attacks, closure threats
“Let the schools continue to operate.”
Young Fil-Ams form alliance for human rights, environment
“Hearing the problems of the lumads (Mindanao’s IPs), they really inspire you and put your problems in perspective.”
‘Dinky Soliman: listen to Lumad children’ – Save our Schools Network
“It is clear that soldiers have been using DSWD’s 4Ps program to threaten parents and children not to enroll in Misfi and Salugpungan schools.”
Are we anywhere near peace in Mindanao?
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The headlines of major dailies trumpeted the symbolic decommissioning of 145 fighters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the turning over of 75 high-powered firearms. It is supposed to be a positive step toward peace. Also it was used as an occasion by the Aquino government to push for…
Lumad camp out at DepEd Davao City
Lumad chiefs say they will not leave until their children are back in school.