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They Persecute Us for Defending the Stewards of the ‘Land of Promise’

Oral Testimony to the Dublin Platform of
Sr. Ma. Famita N. Somogod, MSM
Coordinator, RMP-NMR Inc

Dublin, Ireland
09-11...

Exodus: How Many Times Will the Indigenous Communities Pay the Price of Militarization and the Situation of Unpeace?

It was 8:00 in the morning of September 30, 2013 when Ninita heard the bombs that shook the grounds. She feared for her and her family’s safety...

Stop persecuting church workers, free Joel Q. Yagao, Now!

We deeply abhor the arrest of Joel Q. Yagao, a pillar and long-time member the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines assigned to organize and...

“If they can kill us from the church, they can kill defenseless indigenous communities” - Sister Fam
Unlike her ordinary days walking barefoot, educating, organizing and mobilizing indigenous and poor farmers’ communities in the rural areas of...
Hildegrade Yagao, wife of detained human rights defender Joel Yagao, as she testifies before the Public Forum mentioned above
Repression and defiance: An overview of the Human Rights situation in Northern Mindanao

Defiance begets repression – this characterizes the type of relationship Northern Mindanao’s progressive sectoral organizations has vis-à-vis the...

Remembering Gilbert Paborada: 1 year, no justice

He was an indigenous leader who lived to serve his fellow Higaonon in the defense of their ancestral land. He was the chairperson of Pangalasag,...

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