“The Massacre of our Parents & Leaders, the Rape of our Sisters, and the Brutal Attacks on our Schools and Communities”: Indigenous Lumad Children, Youth, Women, Men Leaders of Mindanao Speak Truth to Power

Sunday, Apr 17, 2016, 2:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the escalation of politically motivated repression in the Philippines and its links to U.S. foreign policy in the region, with a particular focus on the violence and displacement of Lumad people in Mindanao, especially children, youth, and women. Co-organized by the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines-US (ICHRP-US) Network and the United Methodist Women, this delegation is participating in a national tour to raise awareness about the situation of the Lumad and other indigenous communities in the Philippines.


  • Lumad survivors from Mindanao, Philippines
  • Representative of Kalumaran indigenous coalition


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