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  • Charter Change worsens national oppression of indigenous peoples

    The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) denounces the Duterte government’s Charter change supposedly “to pave way to federalism.” It is a deceptive and dangerous draconian measure leading to a fascist dictatorship and the complete sell out of Philippine economy and patrimony to foreign corporations, which will only worsen the plight of the Filipino masses, especially the…

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  • Deepwell project for water supply system in Cagayan botched?

    An engineer working in a deepwell project for the construction of Sta. Teresita water supply system in Sta. Teresita, Cagayan claims there is inconsistency in the implementation of the project. Engr. Bonifacio O. Delos Santos, in a correspondence with Amianan Balita Ngayon, wrote his contentions about the project after he was instructed by the engineer…

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  • What the NCIP should be calling out for

    Cordillera Peoples Alliance strongly condemns the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in its ploy to yet again inflict human rights violations among indigenous peoples (IPs) by planning to tap IPs versus the New Peoples Army (NPA), as stated in a news article published in a daily broadsheet on December 19, 2017. The article specifically…

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  • A stronger CPA for the defense of ancestral land, self-determination and human rights

    A stronger Cordillera Peoples Alliance emerges from its recently concluded 11th Regional Congress earlier this week from December 10-12, 2017 against the backdrop of State fascism, tyranny, crackdown on legal and progressive organisations and impending nationwide martial law. Bearing the theme Resist the fascist US-Duterte regime. Courageously advance the Struggle for Ancestral Land, Self Determination…

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  • Save the PIA office for sentimental reasons – Cordillera elders

    The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) office in Baguio City used to house members and officers of the Cordillera Bodong Administration-Cordillera People Liberation Army (CBA-CPLA) and it was called the Cordillera House. The Cordillera House has lots of historical memories in the struggle for self-determination. “We mourned the death of several martyrs in this place,” CPLA…

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  • Crackdown, labanan

    Mariing kinukundena ng Anakbayan Cordillera ang tangkang “crackdown” ng rehimeng US-Duterte laban sa mga lehitimo at progresibong organisasyon ng mga mamamayan sa ilalim ng Bagong Alyansang Makabayan o Bayan. Ipinakikita ng hakbanging ito na may layuning busalan ang mga kritiko ang kahayukan ni Duterte sa kapangyarihan at sukdulang pantasyang sundan ang yapak ng iniidolo niyang…

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  • Urgent Alert: PNP harassment of CPA and CDPC in Ilocos Sur

    Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) strongly condemns the harassment of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Ilocos Sur, which held CPA Chair Windel Bolinget, CPA Vice Chair Xavier Akien and staff of the Center for Development Programs in the Cordillera (CDPC) in a check point at Tirad Pass shortly before 12nn of Oct. 28. CPA and…

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  • IP groups challenge NCIP to expedite assumption of Baguio’s IPMR

    No one, not even and much less the NCIP, should undermine this democratic process of decision-making by the indigenous peoples concerned. It is the people’s right to decide for themselves on matters that affect them. The voice and vote of the people is the law. This is the exercise of their right to self-determination. It…

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  • On Duterte’s praise for so-called security alliance with US

    Overawed by US military power and tied down by his regime’s dependence on US military financial assistance and hand-me-down war materiél, Duterte yesterday praised the US as “an important security ally,” less than a year after having declared his plan of “leaving the US.” Duterte’s statements indicate his intention of securing his place as a…

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  • President Duterte is guilty of national oppression

    Today on the second Sandugo General Assembly, we, Kaigorotan (indigenous peoples of the Cordillera), join other indigenous peoples and the Moro people  nationwide in indicting  President Rodrigo Duterte as the main implementer of national oppression or the systematic violation of our right to self-determination by government or the State and big businesses  of the ruling…

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FEBRUARY 19 TO 23, 2018


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