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Groups blame mining companies for killings, HRVs in Tampakan: “Their blood is in your hands!!!” -Tampakan Forum

Groups blame mining companies for killings, HRVs in Tampakan: “Their blood is in your hands!!!” -Tampakan Forum

Tampakan Forum Press Release 8 November 2013 Groups blame mining companies for killings, HRVs in Tampakan: “Their blood is in your hands!!!” Members of the Tampakan Forum blamed the mining investments of Glencore, Xstrata, Indophil and Sagittarius Mines Inc of the Tampakan Gold Copper Project as the root of all human rights violations against indigenous […]

#Remember Rabenio Sungit, Palaw’an tribal leader, IP rights advocate against large-scale mining

#Remember Rabenio Sungit, Palaw’an tribal leader, IP rights advocate against large-scale mining

#Remember Rabenio Sungit, Palaw’an tribal leader, IP rights advocate against large-scale mining He championed the indigenous rights for ancestral lands against encroachments of large scale mining companies and other environmentally-destructive projects. On September 5, 2011 at around 1:30pm, Rabenio Sungit was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle riding man wearing bonnet using a .45 caliber pistol […]

#Remember Datu Roy “Boy Gamay” Quijada Gallego, Manobo tribal leader, radio commentator, IP rights and anti-mining activist

#Remember Datu Roy “Boy Gamay” Quijada Gallego, Manobo tribal leader, radio commentator, IP rights and anti-mining activist

#Remember Datu Roy “Boy Gamay” Quijada Gallego, Manobo tribal leader, radio commentator, IP rights and anti-mining activist Oct. 14, 2011: shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-riding suspects along the national highway in Sitio Mamprasanon, Barangay Banahaw, Lianga, Surigao del Sur. Bayanihan Council of Datus (BACODA) Caraga Region, headed by Gallego, had also filed complaint against […]

#Remember Fr Fausto “Pops” Tentorio, PIME, missionary, champion for indigenous peoples and the landless

#Remember Fr Fausto “Pops” Tentorio, PIME, missionary, champion for indigenous peoples and the landless

#Remember Fr Fausto “Pops” Tentorio, PIME, missionary, champion for indigenous peoples and the landless Oct 17, 2011: shot to death between 7:15 – 7:30 am at the garage area in the compound of Mother of Perpetual Help Parish, Arakan Valley, North Cotabato Province. (Source: http://www.justiceforfatherpops.org) He said: “It is clear that it is the military […]

Tampakan massacre victim kin seeks UN intervention -SAC-Marbel and PIPLinks

Tampakan massacre victim kin seeks UN intervention -SAC-Marbel and PIPLinks

Tampakan massacre victim kin seeks UN intervention A relative of massacre victim, Juvy Capion and her two children, has asked for the intervention of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Prof. James Anaya. Erita Capion Dialang seeks an investigation and resolution to the numerous violations of their rights as B’laan […]

#Remember Datu Arpe Belayong, lumad leader

#Remember Datu Arpe Belayong, lumad leader

#Remember Datu Arpe Belayong, lumad leader killed due to their opposition to the mining activities within their ancestral land, 20 June 2011. The killing of Arpe “Datu Lapugotan” Belayong was committed by members of the paramilitary groups Salakawan, led by a certain Laging Binsalan. Also killed on that fateful morning was his nephew Sulte San-ogan, when […]