QUEZON CITY – Naglunsad ng kilos-protesta ang Masakbayan Cagayan Valley sa tanggapan ng Commission on Higher Education (CHED) kasama ang Progressive Igorots for Social Action (PISA), League of Filipino Students (LFS), National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) at Kabataan Partylist para irehistro ang pagtutol sa mandatory drug test policy sa loob ng mga hayskul at pamantasan.
QUEZON CITY — The national minorities are keenly monitoring the developments of the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) especially the discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER).
QUEZON CITY — Humigit-kumulang 150 katutubo, magsasaka at indibidwal mula Cagayan Valley ang lumahok sa Lakbayan ng pambansang minorya sa Maynila. Kasama ang halos 3000 katutubo, moro, magsasaka at indibidwal mula sa iba’t ibang panig ng bansa, nakiisa rin ang iba’t ibang mga progresibong organisasyon.
National Minorities participating in the annual Lakabayan ng Pambansang Minorya stage a protest action at the office of the National Commission of Indigenous Peoples on the morning of September 5, 2017.
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MANILA — Be it under the scorching mid day sun or afternoon rainshowers, hundreds of Igorots who were among more than 3,000 strong national minorities marched from Blumentritt to Bonifacio Shrine calling for an end to Martial Law in Mindanao, to state fascism and development aggression on August 31 to mark the start of the Lakbayan ng Pambansang Minorya 2017.
On the news, aside from the bickerings in the senate, is the contingent of marching indigenous peoples groups from southern and northern Philippines who have arrived and converged in the National Capital Region (NCR). It is the third of the yearly long march staged by organized national minority groups in the country to observe the month and International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
Video by RAMON BALAN-EG and KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL Photos by CANDICE MANGILI www.nordis.net
Photos by CANDICE MANGILI www.nordis.net
The afternoon of October 19 was supposed to be peaceful. But a violent clash ensued between national minorities, their advocates, and anti-riot police in an attempt to disperse protesters during a picket at the gates of the United States Embassy.
Nakipaset tayo iti naisayangkat a Lakbayan dagiti nailian a minorya para iti bukod a pangngeddeng ken kappia a nakabasar iti hustisya manipud idi Oktubre 10-22, 2016. Dakkel daytoy a balligi ken kapadasan dagiti nainsigudan nga umili ken Moro iti lumawlawa a tignayan para iti bukod a pangngeddeng.
QUEZON CITY — The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) condemns and demands accountability from the US Embassy and Philippine National Police (PNP) for the violent dispersal of the peaceful protest of around 1,000 national minorities, including Igorots, in front of the US Embassy on October 19.