On its second assembly, Sandugo takes stock of the past year under President Duterte.
Tags: Lakbayan 2017
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Too many things have been happening lately that may be a portent of worse things to come. First is the cold-blooded murder of a 17-year old student Kian Delos Santos. People were enraged at the brazenness, brutality, and inhumanity of it all. The murder of young Kian could have been…
“All of Duterte’s wars are really against the people.”
The Maranaos from Marawi have brought to the capitol their stories of suffering and their demand for justice.
The University of the Philippines-Diliman serves as the base camp for some 3,000 national minorities up to Sept. 22.
By DEE AYROSO
Dubbed as Pambansang Lakbayan ng Pambansang Minorya, the members of national minorities under the flag of Sandugo are returning to Metro Manila on Thursday, August 31. They will camp out in UP Diliman, their main camp, and in two other satellite camps near other universities. They have scheduled mass meetings and delegations to various government offices until September 21, but they invite the public to meet with them in their camps or in their scheduled mass actions.
‘Masbate has no national minorities but its people share with them the same problems of landlessness, militarization, and harsh impact of mining operations.’
“There’s no safe place under Duterte’s fascist dictatorship, especially for children.”
The first group of Lakbayanis who will join the SONA rally arrive in UP Diliman.
In returning for another Lakbayan and camping out in the capital, the Lumad hope to thresh out with the DSWD a workable and acceptable rehabilitation program that would allow them to get back on their feet.