Datu Kaylo Buntolan, a Lumad leader from Talaingod, Davao del Norte asserts that they fled their communities because of militarization during a press conference Friday, July 1 held inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound where hundreds of evacuees are staying. On May 13, the court has issued a warrant of arrest against 15 activists accused of kidnapping and serious illegal detention of the evacuees. (Earl O. Condeza/davaotoday.com)
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