Category Archives: gabriela

Gabriela activist’s arrest shows intensifying crackdown on people’s movement in Mindanao

Barug Katungod Mindanao condemns the Duterte government’s criminalization of small entrepreneur and woman activist Nerita de Castro and using her as cover up for the military’s losses in the battlefield especially its failure to thwart alleged NPA revolutionary taxation. To impute charges of extortion and murder against de Castro is a vile scheme to associate […]

Gabriela Southern Mindanao on Duterte: “We were wrong”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 February) —  A Davao-based women’s group that campaigned for Mayor Rodrigo Duterte when he ran for President,  helped craft the Women Agenda for his platform of governance and continued to support him as  President “despite his expletives, cussing and misogynistic remarks” in the last 19 months is now saying “we […]

Gabriela seeks probe on alleged abuses during mil ops in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 May)– A lawmaker said she will file a resolution asking the House of Representatives to investigate allegations that soldiers committed abuses during counterinsurgency operations in a hinterland village of Davao City on May 6 to 11. In a press conference at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines here, Gabriela Partylist Rep. Arlene […]