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Lumad arrive at UST for Lakbayan, denounce state oppression

Lumad arrive at UST for Lakbayan, denounce state oppression

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By JOAHNA LEI E. CASILAO The Lumad and their supporters gathered at the University on Monday to call for the end of martial law in Mindanao, which they said has resulted in deaths, school bombings, and harassment of teachers. LOOK: The Lumad arrive at Plaza Mayor, marking the start of the second Lumad Bakwit School in UST happening from Sept. 10 to 17. pic.twitter.com/yYN0m4lFxL — The Flame (@abtheflame) September 10, 2018 “Andito kami dahil gusto namin ipakita na ayaw na namin sa ganitong presidente, ayaw na namin sa ganitong sistema kung saan patuloy na nalalabag ang karapatang pantao ng mga Lumad, ng mga Moro sa Mindanao,” said Save Our Schools Network Spokesperson Rius Valle. The forced closure and military occupation of 57 schools in Mindanao have displaced 2,000 ...