Tag: stop the killings

On the 6th Anniversary of Lianga Massacre

September 1, 2021

Today, September 1, 2021 marks the 6th year since paramilitary elements killed three Lumad leaders, Datu Jovello Sinzo, MAPASU chairperson Dionel Campos, and ALCADEV Executive Director Emerito Samarca. This year, three other indigenous Lumad Manobo youth—including a minor—were murdered by military forces, tagging them as rebels. We call for an end of state sponsored impunity. […]

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know that we are seeds”—As Duterte’s term comes to a close, demand accountability

August 31, 2021

As the current administration’s term comes to a close, we members of civil society urge every citizen, advocate, group and organization believing in human rights to join and support the call to stop the killings, demand accountability and justice, and retake the freedoms that we have lost.