Peace and justice advocates are facing great challenges and difficulties as the government intensify their anti-insurgency campaign. In 30 March,14 farmers were killed by the police and military in Negros Oriental. Last 04 April, the president made a public threat to arrest critics and declare a ‘revolutionary war.’ A UN rapporteur testifies that there is a silent war being waged on Philippine indigenous communities. As faith-based peace-and-justice field workers committed to active nonviolence, how should we respond to these challenges?
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THIS IS HOW I PRAY FOR THE PHILIPPINES THESE DAYS
A prayer for peace for my beloved people in this beautiful land, especially these days when our people are so divided and the horizon seems to be too dark: For the success of the Duterte government in its vision to fight against corruption, criminality, and drugs; for the determination of the government to stop …
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