and Displacement: A Documentation on the Human Rights Violations in
Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte during the 2008 Armed
and the Implications of Recurring Violence on the
Public Presentation AND BOOK LAUNCH
Elena Tower Inn, Tibanga, Iligan City
9 September 2011
asked for help from our relatives first, but later on we were ashamed to ask,
that is why we sneaked into our farms at night to harvest. My nephew Yasser
Damael, the fourteen-year-old boy, was killed and thrown in the toilet pit, he
was unlucky”, Hadji Majeed
The unfortunate August 2008 incident in the Lanao
Provinces brought many lives to the grave and many families struggling for
home, food, security, peace and comfort.
These have been heard in the news but many still left untold.
BALAOD Mindanaw, Kalimudan Foundation and Ecoweb, Inc.,
in partnership and thru the support of Australian Aid, initiated a capacity
building and documentation project. This
provided the community opportunity to document human rights violations occurred
during the conflict.
The result of the documentation will be presented to
various concerned government bodies and other stakeholders.
The community is expected to ask commitments from
government officials and other stakeholders in protecting and fulfilling their
For inquiries, contact Ms. Maryland Gargar