Category Archives: Karapatan

Gaerlan: only portions of Davao City will be on lockdown during anti-terror drills

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 February) — Only portions of the city will be placed on lockdown for the anti-terror “Southern Storm Drills” on February 8 to March 1, Chief Supt. Manuel Gaerlan, regional police chief, said. Gaerlan said the lockdown, in the areas where the simulated exercises will be held, will not take long. […]

Karapatan: aerial bombs dropped vs rebels; military: so?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 May) – Human rights group Karapatan-Southern Mindanao Region complained of several human rights violations against the military and accused them of using aerial bombs in an encounter with communist rebels at Sitio Cabagtukan, Barangay Dominga in Calinan district here Wednesday. In a statement released Thursday, Karapatan-SMR secretary general Sheena Duazo […]