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NCIP condemns Satur Ocampo for alleged trafficking of minors

NCIP condemns Satur Ocampo for alleged trafficking of minors

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) condemned Bayan Muna president and former solon Satur Ocampo and his companions’ activities which included the alleged trafficking of 14 Lumad minors. In a statement released on Monday, NCIP also condemned Ocampo’s group for what they call as disregard of the right of Ata-Manobo Indigenous Cultural Communities (ICC)...

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Reds’ PH anthem version meant to fight gov’t, demean troops

Reds’ PH anthem version meant to fight gov’t, demean troops

The New People’s Army’s (NPA) attempt to teach minors an alternative version of the Philippine National Anthem “Lupang Hinirang” is part of their efforts to fight the government and demonize troops tasked to protect the country from such threats. This was disclosed by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief, Col. Noel...

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Former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo Violates Children’s Rights

Former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo Violates Children’s Rights

Former representative Satur Ocampo and ACT partylist teacher’s representative France Castro are illegally holding 14 minors, the municipal social welfare and development officer of Talaingod municipality said. The group under Ocampo were onboard five vans when they were put to a halt past 9 pm Wednesday by the PNP Talaingod after it was found out...

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Don’t support ‘Makabayan bloc’ in 2019 polls: Mayor Sara

Don’t support ‘Makabayan bloc’ in 2019 polls: Mayor Sara

A Kilusang Mayo Uno-led (KMU) protest against a banana exporter that hampered the flow of goods and people on Monday angered Mayor Sara Duterte, prompting her to call on the public not to support the progressive groups under the umbrella of the Makabayan bloc in the 2019 mid-term elections. “Do not support the party-list groups...

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AFP slams communist accusation of their involvement in farmers slay in Negros

AFP slams communist accusation of their involvement in farmers slay in Negros

The military has assailed a militant former lawmaker, as well as communist rebels, for tagging the Armed Forces and militiamen as the killers of nine sugar farmers in Negros Occidental. In a statement, the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division Commander, General Dolina, yesterday said, “as expected, the AFP is again being blamed by the Reds and...