Then Commission on Human Rights chair Leila De lima accompanied the members of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) on July 11, 2009 to exhume a suspected ‘mass grave’ of the alleged victims of summary execution in Maa, Davao City. The site is inside a firing range along Diversion Road in the city. De… read more →
KIDAPAWAN CITY – “Can you ask her to wait for me for a few days? I will be coming home soon, maybe Thursday or Friday but it would depend if the problem here would be solved ,” said Lita Lamada, who was talking to her husband in Ilonggo over the phone when this writer approached… read more →
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – “Karon, di na gyud ko padakop nila nga buhi” (I wouldn’t let them capture me alive this time), Leoncio Pitao, popularly known by his nom de guerre Commander Parago, told MindaNews in an interview in the hinterlands of Paquibato District more than four years ago, on February 21,… read more →
Soldiers and miners carry one of the bodies retrieved from the landslide site in Barangay Napnapan, Compostela Valley on Friday, January 7, 2012. At least 40 persons are confirmed dead while 41 others are believed to be missing after a landslide hit a gold rush site early morning of January5.
Rescue workers retrieve a body of a trapped miner at the landslide site in Barangay Napnapan in Pantukan, Compostela Valley on January 07, 2012, two days after the landslide that killed at least 40 persons while 41 others reported missing.
Rescuers dig through the dirt and rubble at the landslide site in Barangay Napnapan, Pantukan, Compostela Valley on January 5, 2012 that killed at least 40 persons while 41 others were reported missing.
Villagers mill around the landslide site in Barangay Napnapan, Pantukan, Compostela Valley, Southern Philippines on January 5,2012 that killed at least 40 persons were killed while 41 eight others were reported missing.
Laborers load sugar cane into a hauler truck in Maramag, Bukidnon.
An artist applies a temporary tatoo on the arm of his client in Dumaguete City.
Meat vendors in Agdao Market, Davao City on Sunday, November 12 takes a break as they watch the undercard fights ahead of Pacquiao-Marquez fight by lunchtime.