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Articles and Essays

NO CHOICE: Why the Lumad and their children are on the march in the Philippines

"We came here to ask for justice."


In 2016, almost 3000 Moro and indigenous peoples arrived in Manila from different parts of the country to assert their right to self determination

Why the New People’s Army can never be defeated

Why the revolution--and the people's army--in the Philippines has lasted all these years.

Stalked by Death: Indigenous Lumad killings continue in the Philippines

Despite a promise of change, indigenous Lumad killings in the Philippines continue.

Blood and Gold: Tampakan and the B’laan Resistance

In the southern Philippine town of Tampakan, the B'laan people are waging a war against large-scale gold and copper mining.

Pushing forward: Why the fight for self-determination of national minorities is far from over

Read on to know why, for national minorities in the Philippines, there is still a long way to go in achieving self determination.

Unjust: Why Indigenous Peoples are marching in the Philippines

Indigenous Peoples are marching in protest in the Philippines, and here's why.

19 Years of Deceit: The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act in the Philippines

The year 1997 was supposedly a landmark year for indigenous peoples in the Philippines with the passage Republic Act (RA) 8371, or the Indigenous People’s Rights Act (IPRA). Many hailed it as an enlightened law that will help ensure the self- determination of the indigenous peoples in the country.

Why I want Martial Law declared in the Philippines

I want martial law declared in the Philippines because I want this nation to be great again.

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