By DEE AYROSO
Tags: attacks on Lumad
Based on the narratives reported by Karapatan, Rina, 11, and her cousin Ellah, 17, (real names withheld) were about to gather Rattan locally known as Uway or Agsam and Bocawe, a local variety of Bamboo, in the morning of February 18 when they were accosted by seven soldiers.
Bibilib ka talaga sa mga Pinoy environmental defenders sa walang pagod at walang sawa nilang pagkilos.
“We, the Lumad people will remain steadfast in fighting for our land, life and rights.”
“The one change he brought is more killings.”