PRESS STATEMENT: Threats and Harassment continues – Kalumbay
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Kalumbay Lumad Regional Organization condemns the continued threats and harassment of the military to Joseph Paborada, chairperson of Pangalasag. Pangalasag -- a Lumad term for "shield" - is a local Lumad Organization in Opol, Misamis Oriental an is a member org of Kalumbay.
Kawagib: Moro HR volunteer in Maguindanao killed
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A volunteer for a human rights group Kawagib Moro Human Rights based in Maguindanao was shot and killed by suspected military agents at around 3:00 p.m of September 23, a spokesperson of the group said.
Moro Human Rights volunteer shot dead by suspected military agents
Monday, September 24, 2018
BANGSAMORO ALERT Mariam Uy Acob, 43, a local leader of Suara Bangsamoro and paralegal volunteer of Kawagib Moro Human Rights in Maguindanao was shot dead by suspected military agents around 3pm yesterday, September 23, 2018.
Sultan of Marawi to testify vs. Duterte at Int’l HR Tribunal
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A Sultan in Marawi City is set to testify before the International People’s Tribunal today in Brussels, Belgium against President Rodrigo Duterte for his alleged crimes committed against Muslims in the island of Mindanao.
PRESS STATEMENT: Displaced Higaonon Lumads from Sitio Camansi dismayed at the silence of the Provincial Government
Monday, September 17, 2018
We, displaced Higaonon Lumads from Sitio Camansi, are very dismayed at the silence of the Provincial Government on the matter of the fact finding mission that was agreed upon during the dialogue last July 17. We sent a letter of request to the Governor’s Office last September 7 for the fact finding mission to be conducted September 18, 2018.
UPDATE as of September 16, 2018: LUMAD FARMER SHOT DEAD BY SOLDIERS IN BUENAVISTA, AGUSAN DEL NORTE
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Rex Hangadon, a 23-year old Lumad farmer, was shot by the 23rd Infantry Batallion (IB) of the Philippine Army as he was resting in a hut in Sitio Bulak, Lower Olave, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte at around 2 o’clock in the afternoon yesterday, September 15, 2018. His father who was with him during the incident remains missing. The safety of the elder Hangadon is uncertain as reports from the ground stated that shots were fired within the vicinity today.