Category Archives: Barangay Ned

Forensics expert, kin of 8 Lumads killed in South Cot refute military’s “encounter” claim

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/13 January) – A forensics expert and family members of the eight Lumads (Indigenous Peoples) killed last month in Barangay Ned, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato belied Saturday the military’s claim that the victims died in an encounter. “Ang lupok halin sa military (The gunfire came from the military),” Lita Wali, sister of Datu […]

Call for Justice

Militant groups and Indigenous Peoples stage a lightning rally in front of the 27th Infantry Battalion headquarters in Tupi, South Cotabato on Human Rights Day, Sunday, December 10, 2017, to protest the December 3 killing of eight Lumads in Barangay Ned, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato. Among those killed were Datu Victor Danyan and his two […]

Call for Justice

Militant groups and Indigenous Peoples stage a lightning rally in front of the 27th Infantry Battalion headquarters in Tupi, South Cotabato on Human Rights Day, Sunday, December 10, 2017, to protest the December 3 killing of eight Lumads in Barangay Ned, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato. Among those killed were Datu Victor Danyan and his two […]

Groups say tribal leader killed in SouthCot was no NPA member

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 05 December) — Leaders of church, militant and environmental groups condemned the killing of a tribal chieftain and three other family members in an alleged encounter between communist rebels and the Army’s 27th Infantry Battalion in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato on Sunday afternoon, claiming the four were civilians and not members […]