House probe sought over military airstrikes, shelling in Bukidnon, N. Cotabato

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 23:06 -- gwp_prop

Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) on Wednesday filed a resolution seeking a congressional inquiry on the military’s excessive use of force in North Cotabato and Bukidnon that resulted in human rights violations and massive displacement of families, a day after the high court upheld the Mindanao-wide martial law declaration.

In House Resolution No. 1113, GWP is urging the House Committee on Human Rights to launch an inquiry on the airstrikes, shelling, and burning of houses by members of the Philippine Army’s 39th and 72nd Infantry Battalion in North Cotabato and Bukidnon.

Impunity reigns in San Fernando, Bukidnon - GWP Rep. Emmi De Jesus

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 01:27 -- gwp_prop

8 April 2013 - “Gabriela Women’s Party condemns the reign of impunity in San Fernando, Bukidnon, and joins the cry for justice of the 44 indigenous families who evacuated to the center of Sitio Lumayag, San Fernando, Bukidnon. The exodus of the indigenous people due to intense military operations and transgressions in the countryside just goes to show the accountability of Pres.

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