“This is by far the worst attack against the indigenous peoples.”
The family of slain Lumad youth Obello Bay-ao is appealing to the Department of Justice to investigate the case of his murder.
Ni JOHN THIMOTY A. ROMERO Patuloy na dumarami Ang mga imaheng Pinuno na ng puros na karahasan; Dugo sa bawat pahina Patak ng luha sa bawat pagbuklat Nang maisiwalat Ang kalagayan ng kapwa ko lumad. Patuloy na dumarami Ang pinalilisan ng takot Binubugaw ng mga putok ng baril Na aniyang sabay-sabay na pumuputok Sa kumpas…
“We came here to demand justice,”
“It’s government that is teaching us to become rebels.”
‘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.’
“There’s no safe place under Duterte’s fascist dictatorship, especially for children.”
MANILA — Since March 29 up to now, 36 Lumad families (100-plus individuals) of the Higaonon community from Sitio Camansi, Lagonglong in Misamis Oriental have fled their homes complaining of heavy militarization. Although they said they wanted to be in their communities, they fear for their lives. They cannot return to their homes yet because…
“We want Gen. Dela Rosa’s commitment in making sure that the Lumad can go home safely by arresting Calpet Egua, Loloy Tejero, Bobby Tejero, Margarito Layno and 32 other AFP goons who killed our leaders.”
Two members of a Banwaon group that opposes development aggression and militarization in their ancestral lands were gunned down this week.
Even before President Duterte withdrew the government’s unilateral ceasefire declaration on July 30, paramilitary groups attacked a Lumád community.