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Human rights abuses continue unabated in Northern Mindanao, group says
Monday, April 9, 2018
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Cases of abuses against civilians allegedly perpetrated by state security forces continue to pile up in parts of Northern Mindanao as martial rule is still in effect in Mindanao, a report of a fact-finding body revealed Monday.
Farmers and lumad in Northern Mindanao continue to assert land rights amid Martial Law abuses
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Malaybalay City – Despite harassment and intimidation encountered by the fact-finding team in Northern Mindanao, the team composed of farmers, lumad, lawmakers, church people, human rights advocates and defenders led by the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) successfully conducted interviews and focused group discussions to investigate various forms of rights violations particularly against peasants and indigenous people in Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental.
International fact-finding mission in Comval pushes through amid military psy-war
Saturday, April 7, 2018
by Maria Genotiva TAGUM CITY – An international fact-finding and solidarity mission bound to check on reported human rights violations was blocked twice by military checkpoints on Saturday entering Maco, Compostela Valley. The mission comprised of 200 persons was earlier “welcomed” on their arrival on Friday with streamers calling them to “Stay out”. The mission, […]
Fact-finding mission delegates harassed at Butuan airport
Friday, April 6, 2018
By: Erika Cruz Delegates to an international fact-finding and solidarity mission were harassed this morning at Bancasi Airport in Butuan City. The delegates, composed of lawmakers and representatives from peasant and human rights groups, arrived from Manila to participate in the three-day activity which aims to investigate peasant killings and other human rights violations under […]