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Posts Tagged ‘indigenous people’

Group slams alleged military ‘harassment’ of lumad leader

Posted by Abi Kwok on August 21, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
INQUIRER.net
First Posted 14:33:00 08/21/2008

MANILA, Philippines — A coalition of indigenous people’s groups condemned the harassment of a tribal leader in Mindanao lumad, whose face and name have appeared on posters branding him a rebel leader who is “wanted dead or alive,” which have allegedly been circulated by government troops.

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Indigenous groups hold protest over loss of lands to mining

Posted by Abi Kwok on August 13, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
INQUIRER.net
First Posted 14:45:00 08/13/2008

MANILA, Philippines — Indigenous groups in the country are in decline because of the government’s alleged “militarist and aggressive economic policies,” a coalition of indigenous groups said on Wednesday.

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