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Mountain Province adopts Liza Maza

BONTOC, Mountain Province — Liza Maza, lead convenor of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), is now an adopted daughter of Mountain Province. She was named Kuliplipan.

Statements: On the observance of the International Human Rights Day

In celebration of the International Day for Human Rights this December 10, 2017, the Justice and Peace Advocates in Ifugao (JPAI) – a broad group of advocates for peace based on justice, respect of human rights and Indigenous Peoples rights, and for the protection of the environment consisting of Church people, professionals, and basic sectors in Ifugao stands with the whole nation in calling for upholding human rights of the people.

Benguet folk ok ESL but not in watershed area

BAGUIO CITY — Residents along the Philex-Kias road and those above and below the proposed area for an engineered sanitary landfill (ESL) in Ampucao village of Itogon, Benguet Province said they want an engineered sanitary landfill (ESL) but not within their watershed.

Samaka holds 11th General Assembly

TABUK CITY — The Samahan ng mga Mag-aaral ng Kalinga (Samaka), a broad progressive students’ organization in the province, launches its 11th General Assembly attended by one hundred fifty four students from various high schools and colleges all over the province bearing the theme, “Invigorate the Fervor of the Youth for the advancement of Democratic Rights and Quality Education”, held at the Kalinga State University on November 30, 2017.

Balligi ti maika-12 a kongreso ti CPA-MP

BONTOC, Mountain Province — Naballigi nga insayangkat ti Cordillera Peoples Alliance Mountain Province ti maika 12 a kongreso na idi Nobyembre 30, 2017. Addaan tema nga: “Isikad, Aywanan, Ilaban nan Karbengan ya Katagowan”, dinar-ayan daytoy ti 110 a delegados a naggapo iti membros ti Apit Montanyosa, Binnadang, MAITUD, MPYA, individual membros ken ubbing ti Cordillera People Alliance manipud iti 7 a munisipyo ti probinsya.

Dap-ay Discourse Uno launching on Dec 10

BAGUIO CITY – Very soon to be available is the book for the public who reads and wants to learn a bit more about the people, the land and the strife hurdled in the Cordillera ranges as seen thru the eyes of one who begun in the Sagada Dap-ay. Publishers and the author invite all the book worms, enthusiasts and students of the Cordillera experience and stories to get their copies at cost at its launching.

Duterte becoming a dictator — KPL Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – On November 18, at the Youth Act Now Against Tyranny (YANAT) conference at the I.C.M. House of Prayer here, a Kabataan Partylist (KPL) Cordillera representative said that Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is a rising dictatorship.

DENR completes land use zoning for Batangan system in MP

BONTOC, Mountain Province — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Mountain Province has completed Land Use Zoning consultations in the recognized Batangan Systems in the municipalities of Tadian, Besao and Sagada.

Cordillera joins ASEAN protest

MANILA — “We came all the way from the Cordilleras to register our call to stop imperialist attacks against our people and our land,” said Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA)’s Sarah Dekdeken.

Doble-bira ng NPA-BAMPIS laban sa AFP

BAGUIO CITY — Ayon sa isang press release na pinadala sa email sa local media, “Magkasunod na aksyon-militar ang inilunsad ng Antonio Licawen Command (ALC) – NPA BAMPIS sa mga tropa ng 81st Infantry Battalion (81st IB) at 71st Division Reconnaissance Company (71st DRC) sa kabundukan ng Saligid, Tubo, Abra, ala una ng hapon ng Nobyembre 12.

Statements: Women rage against tyranny

As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW), Innabuyog rages against the intensifying attacks on women human rights defenders in the Cordillera region.