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Cordillera IP leader says defense of land, rights is not terrorism

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.

Bandillo: Justice for Antique 7

On the midnight of August 15, 2018, seven personnel and staff of NDFP-Panay were attacked and murdered by combined elements of the 301st Brigade, 61st Infantry Battalion, Antique PMF, and San Jose police in Atabay, San Jose, Antique.

Poetry: Inaalala ang mga Nawawala

Ni LUCHIE MARANAN Walang hanggang pagtatanong Ang pag-asa’y alon, parito’t paroon Walang tuldok ang panata Na buhayin ang kanilang pagkadakila Walang …

BREAKING NEWS| Rights group condemns soldiers’ rampage in Abra

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.

Military encampment worsens economic state of Dandanac

SAN FERNANDO CITY — Residents of Sitio Dandanac in Brgy. Tambaoan, Mt. Province fear not only for their safety and lives but the worsening economic conditions midst the continuous military operations and encampments in their barrio.

Taiwanese IP students harassed in Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY — Indigenous Taiwanese students who are in the country for a cultural exchange program felt harassed when police officers and soldiers from the 50th IB in Kalinga followed them everywhere they went and kept asking for their profile from August 12 to 15.