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9 years ago

Reds “indict” PH gov’t forces implicated in boy’s “murder”

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Reds “indict” PH gov’t forces implicated in boy’s “murder”

A “special investigating body” of the “Compostela Valley People’s Democratic Government” has recommended “an order for the immediate arrest and commencement of the trial” of 23 respondents composed of army, police and government civilian personnel implicated in the “murder” of Roque Antivo.

9 years ago

FARMERS FACE ARMY

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Farmers led by Barug Katawhan confront soldiers who have been camping in the farmers’ residence in Sitio Bongkilaton, Barangay Ngan in Compostela town of Compostela Valley Province. The farmers complained that soldiers are deployed due to mining operations by San Miguel Company. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

9 years ago

A CHILD’S PLEA TO AFP

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An Agusan Manobo child lets the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Eastern Mindanao Command in Panacan, Davao City know that military operations have affected the schooling of children in five barangays in Loreto, Agusan del Sur since the end of July. Around 1,000 Manobos including 300 children fled their villages for fear of hearing successive gunfire. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

9 years ago

Loreto in ‘state of calamity’ over militarization

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Loreto in ‘state of calamity’ over militarization

JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Davao Today

The Agusanons endured a grueling two-day travel circuiting two provinces. Starting Thursday, they walked four hours from their evacuation center in Barangay Kauswagan, Loreto, Agusan del Sur, crossed a river to reach the neighboring Laak, Compostela Valley. Then they took a bus that brought them to Tagum City in Davao del Norte at night. Friday morning they traveled to Prosperidad and held a camp-in until provincial officials responded.The Agusanons took this circuitous route to steer clear of the military.

9 years ago

Fathers of NPA captives seek help of Third Party Facilitator, Duterte for the release of their sons

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

Bishop Modesto Villasanta, spokesperson for the Sowing the Seeds of Peace, said they are always ready to facilitate such request.  His group already facilitated a number of releases of NPA captives in the different far-flung areas in the region.  They acted upon the request of the families, local government units and church denominations, among others.