land claims - updates

Rappler's latest stories on land claims


3 killed, 3 hurt in Bukidnon land scuffle

Jul 13, 2016 - 12:12 PM

In Sumilao town a confrontation between security of a ranch and members of an indigenous people s group claiming the pasture land leads to casualties on the IP s side

Violence looms over Ati tribe ancestral domain in Boracay

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:54 PM

Despite government recognition of their rights to their ancestral domain the Ati tribe continue to be threatened by violence from other claimants

THREATENED. The Ati tribal community in Brgy Manoc-Manoc in Boracay continue to be threatened with violence despite affirmation from the government of their rights to their ancestral domain. Photo by Purple Romero