Indigenous youth vs the war on drugs

BAGUIO CITY — “Duterte’s wars has brought nothing but disturbance, displacement and violence to the youth and indigenous communities because of selfish economic interests,” says Casselle Jannica Ton from the Progressive Igorots for Social Action (PIGSA), a youth organization here.

UPB student council calls for an end to EJK

BAGUIO CITY — The student council of the University of the Philippines Baguio calls for a stop to extrajudicial killings (EJK), prosecution of perpetrators and a comprehensive solution to the illegal drug problem in a statement.

Cordillera IP network still calls to abolish NCIP

BAGUIO CITY — The widest alliance of indigenous peoples (IPs) organization in the Cordillera reiterates its call to abolish the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) amidst the allocation of P1,000 budget for 2018 by the House of Congress.

Abra youth protests red tagging by the Philippine Army

BAGUIO CITY — Members of the Kabataan Partylist-Abra Chapter condemned the 24th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army (IBPA) for tagging their group and one of their members as terrorist recruiting youngsters to rebel against the government.

Duterte’s all out war raises level of people’s war

BAGUIO CITY — In a statement sent to the media, National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Ilocos Spokesperson Rosa Guidon said there is no other way to triumph against the barbarity of Duterte’s all-out war against the revolutionary movement and the people but to raise the level the people’s war and advance the national democratic revolution.

Burburtia Krokis

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1 “Pagbilang ko’ng _____, nakatago na kayo!”
6 dumi, sa isip man o literatura (Eng)
10 apelyido ni Mocha
14 halos bertikal na (Eng)
15 bangungot ng ilang jornalista (Eng)

Editorial: Need a courageous and faithful CHR

Notwithstanding the demand of stakeholders for better services two, no three national governtment commissions were deprived of their budget for next year by the House of Congress and were appropriated only a measly P1,000 each for 2018.