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Another Marawi Casualty

President Rodrigo Duterte (2nd from left) pays his last respects to Capt. Rommel Sandoval, whose remains were transported to Manila from Cagayan de Oro City on September 11, 2017. Sandoval, who was the commander of the 11th Scout Ranger Company, was killed while rescuing a wounded soldier in Marawi City. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO.....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsSep 11th, 2017

Marawi civilian casualty number expected to rise ‘dramatically’ – military

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 28 June) – The military said on Wednesday civilian casualty figures in the ongoing fight here could rise “dramatically” after more bodies were retrieved from the war-torn city. Lt. Col. Jo-Ar Herrera, spokesperson of Joint Task Force Ranao, said 17 more bodies believed to be civilians were retrieved by a group [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 28th, 2017

Teen killed by Maute sniper while praying inside mosque

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A 14-year-old boy praying inside a mosque was the latest casualty in Marawi, which has seen almost three weeks of heavy fighting an.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2017

‘Truth first casualty in Marawi siege’

MANILA, Philippines - If there is a first casualty in the ongoing fighting between government forces and the Islamic State (IS)-inspired Maute group, it is t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Stories Worth to Tell

CAYAMORA DILABACUN Cayamora is an Internally Displaced Person from Perez, Banggolo, Marawi City to Brgy. Daguan, Kapatagan, Lanaodel Sur. She is already 71 years old but observe to be strong and optimistic. She has 12... The post Stories Worth to Tell appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News7 hr. 24 min. ago

Duterte to rely on AFP, PNP advice in deciding extension of ML in Mindanao

President Duterte said Saturday he will lean heavily on the final recommendation of the Armed Forces and the National Police on the matter of extending martial law in Mindanao beyond Dec. 31, the new deadline approved by Congress at the height of government engagement with terrorists in Marawi......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

'SHORTS: Boy rapes 6-year-old cousin; Leni, Sara visit Marawi City; City restores aid to Surigao town

raped by her 12-year-old cousin at Barangay Limao, Samal District Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos), prompting authorities to coordinate with the Igacos City Social and Welfare Development since th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

Duterte: lifting martial law in Mindanao depends on military, police

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Nov) — The lifting of martial law in Mindanao’s 27 provinces and 33 cities will depend on what the military and police will recommend, President Rodrigo Duterte said in response to a query if he was ready to lift martial law soon given that the Marawi siege, which triggered its […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News16 hr. 45 min. ago

Group condemns IS for Marawi destruction

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY: The Suara Bangsamoro (Voice of the Bangsamoro) condemned the Islamic State (IS)-inspired Maute terrorist group for exporting terror in Marawi City that led to the displacement of about 400,000 people. Jerome Succor Aba, of Suara Bangsamoro, issued the statement during the forum with the International Commissions on Human Rights Philippines here… link: Group condemns IS for Marawi destruction.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News22 hr. 11 min. ago

Use martial law vs warlords

Duterte: Extension of military rule in Mindanao will depend on AFP, PNP SEN. Joseph Victor Ejercito on Saturday backed the extension of martial law in Mindanao, saying the military should rid the region of loose firearms as well as private armies. Ejercito was in Marawi City to assess the extent of the damage caused by… link: Use martial law vs warlords.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News22 hr. 11 min. ago

Requirements for 4Ps beneficiaries in Marawi suspended

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will suspend the requirements for the release of the cash grant of beneficiarie.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

Use martial law vs warlords

Duterte: Extension of military rule in Mindanao will depend on AFP, PNP SEN. Joseph Victor Ejercito on Saturday backed the extension of martial law in Mindanao, saying the military should rid the region of loose firearms as well as private armies. Ejercito was in Marawi City to assess the extent of the damage caused by [...] The post Use martial law vs warlords appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

AFP to probe claims of torture in Marawi

AFP to probe claims of torture in Marawi.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

Marawi rehab will not take away from ‘Yolanda’ aid, DSWD chief assures

There will be continuous assistance for both the survivors of Supertyphoon "Yolanda" and the rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The assurance counters pronouncements made by several government officials, including Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), that government plans of diverting P5 billion in unused funds originally meant for "Yolanda" rehabilitation would be used to rebuild Marawi. "Right now, the focus is really on Marawi. So funds are being coursed to Marawi," Undersecretary Emmanuel Leyco, DSWD officer i charge said in a press ...Keep on reading: Marawi rehab will not take away from ‘Yolanda’ aid, DSWD chief assures.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

‘Troops abused rights in Marawi battle’

Manila: Philippine troops detained and tortured civilians trying to flee a besieged southern city during a five-month battle with militants loyal to the Islamic State group, Amnesty International alle.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

IN PHOTOS: The ruins of Marawi

MARAWI CITY, Philippines – On November 5, the last Islamic State (ISIS)-linked terrorists  – 9 of them – were killed in clearing operations near Padian Market. In the days that followed, the patrol was silent as soldiers cleared houses and inspected buildings. (READ:  Marawi in 360: Inside the war zone ) Between November 6 to 10, Rappler ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

Shades of Light

Mujahid Ampuan, 29 years old, a responsible father of 3 and a hardworking provider, formerly residing in Barangay Naga, Marawi City, whom was forced to evacuate on the 24th day of May 2017, one day... The post Shades of Light appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

‘Troops abused rights in Marawi battle’

Manila: Philippine troops detained and tortured civilians trying to flee a besieged southern city during a five-month battle with militants loyal to the Islamic State group, Amnesty International alle Source link link: ‘Troops abused rights in Marawi battle’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

ARMM bullish on investments to rebuild MarawiBV

COTABATO CITY (ARMM-RBOI/ November 17, 2017). “Now is the time to start the rehabilitation process. Though, we are deeply saddened by what happened to Marawi City which is currently in serious ruins however, we have to move forward and turn this crisis into opportunities”, RBOI chair and managing head, lawyer Ishak V. Mastura, said in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

AFP to probe war crimes in Marawi - Inquirer.net

AFP to probe war crimes in Marawi - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

Terrorists, gov’t forces committed abuses during Marawi conflict, Amnesty International report says

By Rosemarie A. Zamora BOTH terrorists and Philippine government forces have been found to commit commit human rights abuses during the five-month long crisis in Marawi City. Amnesty International came out with this assessment on Friday, November 17, citing its report based on research and interviews of 48 survivors and witnesses, including 36 men, 11 […] The post Terrorists, gov’t forces committed abuses during Marawi conflict, Amnesty International report says appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017