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Martial Law declaration flouts peace processes, rejects lessons of history

The complexity of the Bangsamoro question has been emphasized anew with the eruption of the crisis in the Islamic City of Marawi, Lanao del Sur....

We appeal for an interfaith unity against Martial Law

While the people cowered under their beds, in the nooks they could find in their homes, and buildings burned down in Marawi, groups were fanning...

Let us protest at what is happening in Marawi City

Let us condemn at how Marawi City is being turned into a battleground, using symbols such as the black flag of the ISIS and making this look like...

Self-help in times of human rights emergencies

In January 2015, families from Tabontabon, Maputi, and Tabanganan, all sitios of Brgy. Mahagsay, San Luis, Agusan del Sur, left their homes and...

Engaging duty-bearers from the state in table battle and negotiation

Before the evacuees went home, they were able to sign the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which stated the responsibility of the local governments...

The sour situation of agricultural workers in the pineapple industry

It is ironic to note that the pineapple producing regions of Mindanao - SOCCSKSARGEN and Northern Mindanao - are the third and fifth poorest...

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