The Mindanao Observatory for Human Rights is a consortium of rural poor CSOs and human rights organizations established to monitor, document, and report attacks against Human Rights defenders especially with the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao, Philippines.Submit a report
Militarization shuts down Lumad schools in Mindanao
Thursday, May 24, 2018
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Lumad leaders condemned the continued closure and threat of closure of Lumad schools in Mindanao. This was expressed by Lumad group Pasaka Federation of Lumad Organizations in Southern Mindanao in a statement they issued on Thursday, May 23, in time for the commemoration of the declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
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.