“Duterte’s TRAIN 2 will only benefit the oligarchs and foreign corporations while bleeding the poor people dry with more taxes and turning the plight of indigenous peoples from bad to worse!”
BAGUIO CITY — Human rights defenders raised alarm over a ‘confidential memorandum’ of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to its intelligence group to submit a dossier of individuals the police labeled as New People’s Army (NPA) leaders.
BAGUIO CITY — The leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in the Ilocos and Cordillera provinces said the 5th Infantry Division of the Armed Forces of the Philippines “distorted [the] news” on the firefight that ensued between the rebels and soldiers of the 50th Infantry Battalion on August 30 in Mainit, Bontoc.
BAGUIO CITY — The Abra police has arrested a suspect in the January 25, 2018 grenade blast that killed two policemen and injured 26 people, including Abra Rep. Joseph Bernos and his wife, La Paz Mayor Menchie Bernos during a public gathering.
The aggressive development push in Cordillera involves extensive scale of violation of indigenous peoples’ rights over their land and primarily their right to free, prior and informed consent. Villagers of Huhlukan Barangay in Ifugao complaint on the real FPIC process prescribed by NCIP was not followed for proposed hydro electric projects as information was denied to them by Santa Clara Company for the proposed dam in Tinoc. Villagers are rather misinformed that villagers will have roads, electricity, and employment with the dam construction.
Inaprubaran ti House of Representatives iti maikatlo ken pinal a panagbasa ti joint resolution ti dawat nga extension ti kinabalido ti pondo para iti reparasion dagiti biktima ti Martial Law.
An environmentalist and human rights defender from the Center for Research and Advocacy – Manipur and a member of Meitei people of Manipur, India writes his perspective of the issues shared by indigenous peoples communities during the International Solidarity Mission (ISM) in the Cordillera.
Soldiers under the 24th IBPA harass civilians in Abra as their fellow troopers under the 50th IBPA engaged suspected NPA rebels in a firefight in Mountain Province.
Leaders of the Cordillera Peoples Alliance with members of progressive groups and their supporters staged a mass action in front of the Manila City Hall, simultaneous with the court hearing on their motion to delist them from the DOJ’s terrorist proscription petition against the CPP-NPA.
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Abra Human Rights Movement (AHRM) condemned the relentless violation of people’s rights and International Humanitarian Law by members of the 24th Infantry Battalion and the local government led by Governor Joy Bernos for colluding with AFP to imposed a de facto martial law in the province.
Soldiers from the 50th Infantry Battalion reported they engaged the NPA in a battle in Mainit, Mountain Province that resulted in the death of a suspected rebel.