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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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  • Kaigorotan, lumaban!

    “What is the most precious thing to man? Life! If life is threatened, what ought a man do? Fight! This he must do, otherwise he is dishonoured. That will be worse than death. If we do not fight and the dams push through, we die anyway. If we fight, we die honourably. Thus I exhort…

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  • Años proclamation: an invitation to kill

    We strongly condemn General Eduardo Año’s announcement of a P100,000 reward for the capture or killing of members of the NPA because it makes indigenous peoples open targets of more extrajudicial killings as our experience in the Cordillera shows. This is an outright license for the AFP and PNP to commit more extrajudicial killings among…

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  • NPA-Ifugao, pinabulaanan ang pahayag ng 54th IB

    Mariing pinabulaanan ng Nona Del Rosario Command (NDRC) ang ipinapakalat na mga kasinungalingan ng 54th Infantry Battalion (IB) ng Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) sa nangyaring armadong labanan sa Sitio Abaka, Brgy. Danggo, Tinoc, Ifugao noong July 10, 2017, alas tres ng madaling araw. Ang Brgy. Danggo, kagaya ng lahat ng mga baryo sa…

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  • Bonfires and cold hearts

    When the Philippine Information Agency-Cordillera was first formed, it moved its office a lot of times, mostly in front of Baguio City Hall. When it moved to the area between Mansion House and the reflecting pool, even the local media thought it finally found its real home. It has a huge knoll surrounded by towering…

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  • Plano manen a dam iti Chico River, sinupalpalan ti CPA

    SIUDAD TI TABUK – Supsupiaten dagiti umili ti gandat manen a panagsubli dagiti kampanya ti gobyerno iti panangipatakder iti hydro-power project dam iti Karayan Chico, Tanudan, Pasil ken Saltan. Naibingay dagiti update ti agdama a kasasaad iti naangay a miting ti Cordillera Peoples’ Alliance Kalinga Chapter idi Marso 11, 2017. Adda ti lima a proposal…

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  • Chamber of Mines on Minerals Industry Coordinating Council meeting

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines yesterday welcomed the move of the Minerals Industry Coordinating Council, led by Department of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, to “create a multi-stakeholder review and advise the DENR on the performance of existing mine operations in consultation with local government units.” “We thank the DOF secretary for this…

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