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Surveillance on shot Cordillera journalist continues

The Cordillera Human Rights Alliance reported that military personnel who introduced himself as George Malidow from Camp Henry Allen went to the hospital where Brandon Lee is being treated and asked for details of his situation.

Jeepney phase-out opposed by Baguio-Benguet transport groups

Members of the Baguio-Benguet Coalition Against Jeepney Phase-out underscored that the government is merely using the PUV modernization program to pave the way for big business to monopolize the service on July 30 during their protest at the Modern PUV Caravan at the Baguio City Hall.

PNP chief lead closure of lotto outlets in Baguio

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde on July 27 led local authorities here in shutting down lotto outlets and other gaming activities under the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).

Taskforce against CPP-NPA eyes CAR as model

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) is considering the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) as its model in its campaign against the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army (CPP-NPA).

Cordillera elders use indigenous practice to keep peace

Elders in the towns of Besao in Mountain Province and Tubo, Abra met in a traditional dialogue called tongtong at the Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCor) to prevent the escalation of hostilities among their people over the murder of three eel gatherers from Agawa village Besao.

SONA 2019 | Northern Luzon joins call for the assertion of sovereignty

The assertion of sovereign rights against China’s incursion in the West Philippine Sea and “debt-trap diplomacy” bonded the different groups to hold protests in the different provincial and urban centers in Northern Luzon on July 22, in time for the 4th State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte.

“Thinning democratic space” alarms CHR

The Commission on Human Rights head in the Cordillera expressed alarm over the “thinning democratic space” aggravated by the institutionalized red-tagging of human rights defenders by the government.