Ang nalapit na atake sa mga bakwit na eskwelahan sa mga Lumad

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña at Meggie Nolasco. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco Original Article (Rappler); Sa mga sunod nga semana, ang eskwelahan sa nagbakwit nga mga Lumad nga gidumala sa University of the Philippines (UP) magbuhat ug graduation ug moving up nga seremonyas. Mag usa na ka tuig sa mga pagsulay, apan …

The Imminent Attack on Lumad Bakwit Schools

Co-written with Meggie Nolasco ‘[T]here are threats that the Cebu raid will be replicated in Diliman and in Davao. It would be foolish for the NTF-ELCAC to proceed with this plan.’ In a few weeks, the Lumad bakwit school hosted by the University of the Philippines (UP) will hold its graduation and moving up ceremony. …

Sa Pagdepensa sa mga eskwelahan sa mga Lumad

Isinulat nina Tony La Viña at Vanessa Vergara. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco. Original Article (Rappler); Tagalog Translation Kadtong ika-26 sa Mayo, ang House of Representatives Committee on Human Rights naghimo ug pagpangutana mahitungod sa raid ug pag-aresto nga nahitabo sa mga bakwit nga Lumad sa Cebu kadtong ika-15 sa Pebrero.  Sa panahon sa hearing, …

Ang Katotohanan ukol sa mga Paaralang Lumad

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Tagalog ni Jayvy Gamboa Original Article (Manila Standard); Miyerkules, ika-26 ng May, ay isang mabuting araw. Sa wakas, lumabas na ang katotohanan ukol sa mga paaralang Lumad – at saan pa ito mas angkop mangyari kundi sa bulwagan ng Kongreso kung saan nagsagawa ng pagdinig ang House of Representatives …

The Truth about the Lumad Schools

“There was no need for a rescue.” Wednesday, May 26, was a good day. Finally, the truth about the lumad schools came out – and what better place for that to happen but in the hallowed halls of Congress where the House of Representatives Committee on Human Rights conducted a hearing via Zoom on the …

Correcting the Injustices Against the Lumad Schools

Co-Authored with Vanessa Vergara ‘In light of all the issues plaguing the Lumad and Lumad schools, we have prepared the following recommendations for the consideration of the House of Representatives and other government agencies’ The following is Part 2 of a two-part series. You may read Part 1 here. The February 15 incident is just one among …

In Defense of the Lumad Schools

Co-Authored with Vanessa Vergara ‘[Students of Lumad schools] are taught to be intelligent, independent, peace-loving, and productive members of society’ The following piece is Part 1 of a two-part series. You may read Part 2 here. On May 26, the House of Representatives’ Committee on Human Rights conducted an inquiry into the February 15 raid and mass …

Is the NTF- ELCAC the Enemy of the People?

‘[You] cannot attack persons for being kind and generous. That is a no-win situation for anyone.’ The community pantry movement in the Philippines is now international news. As of writing, one has even been established in Timor-Leste, in addition to the hundreds set up on all of our islands, from Aparri to Jolo, all in a week …