2 weeks Dumagat leaders deny blaming Army for hunger in their Bulacan community Inquirer
  CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---Representatives of the indigenous people's group Dumagat in legislative councils in Bulacan province have denied reports that military activities have caused hunger among tribespeople there.   In a Sept. 7 report to the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) in Central Luzon, the NCIP office in Bulacan said Amelia Panerio, Indigenous People Mandatory Representative (IPMR) in Norzagaray, Bulacan confirmed that the 48th Infantry Battalion "never hindered the livelihood of the community."   This despite the government soldiers securing the Angat watershed area through a base in a place called "Survey," which is being claim...Keep on reading: ... more