RIGHTS TO SELF DETERMINATION. Indigenous peoples marching through Baguio's thoroughfares chant for the respect of the right to self-determination, and their rights to their ancestral lands and against the plunder of the country’s common resources. Photo by Noel Godinez
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF TAIWAN. IP students from the different tribes of Taiwan in an education tour of the Cordillera join the metro-Baguio indigenous peoples groups commemorate the The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples in a parade and program at the Peoples’ park here. Photo by Noel Godinez
In Northern Philippines,the red-tagging frenzy of the Duterte administration has transformed ordinary days into hellish experiences for members of the clergy advocating environmental protection and respect of human rights.
Tobacco farmers criticize the National Tobacco Administration for its negligence to ensure the early resolution of the price deadlock during the Tripartite Conference in September 2019. They said the agency should be held accountable for the consistently low price of dried tobacco leaves.
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