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UP students call for Duterte’s impeachment

Displaying disapproval for the imperialistic reign in the country, students from different campuses of University of the Philippines (UP) rallied along Roxas avenue last Saturday, January 7 in protest of the US-Duterte regime. . Among the rallyists clamoring for the president’s impeachment was KASAMA sa UP National Chairperson Romen Wabina. …

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MFF 2017 screens film on Lumad injustices

The 15th Mindanao Film Festival screened the multi-awarded film Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill) directed by Arbi Barbarona. It shows the suffering of the Lumads as they are caught in war between the military and rebels. After the screening, film director Arbi Barbarona explained why he chose to …

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Women groups hold program against violence and abuse

Hundreds of women gathered in Rizal Park last November 27, 2018 to participate in the launching  of ‘One Billion Rising Revolution 2018’, a movement that aims to end violence and discrimination of women nationwide. Some of the women’s husbands and children were present during the event to show their support …

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Switzerland-based humanitarian org visits Davao

To deliver stories of the humanitarian action live from the war zone, Medecins Sans Frontieres organized an event entitled Saving Lives last October 17 & 18, 2017 at Cinematheque Davao, Palma Gil. Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, is an international and independent organization catering to victims …

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Mindanao activists join nationwide rallies during the ASEAN Summit

In regards to the Philippines hosting the 12th East Asian Summit, native Mindanaoans protested against its launching and Trump’s visit to the country. The protesters rallied along Roxas street with banners saying, “Imperyalismo Ibagsak!” According to Kerlan Fanagel, national council member of SANDUGO (Kilusan ng Mamamayang Moro at Katutubo), Trump’s …

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MIndanao Peace Games kicks off at AdDU

The 3rd Mindanao Peace Games (MPG) opened with a Mindanaoan Cultural Show held at the Fourth Floor Martin Hall last October 24. This year’s MPG, with the theme: “Kalaro. Kaibigan. Kasama.”, was hosted by Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU). The opening program began with a parade of the delegates of …

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