Philippines

Stop the Killings in the Philippines Caravan Tour by Justin Katigbak

Had a great opportunity to snap some portraits of Raymond Palatino and Fritzi Magbanu  as they made their stop in Portland, OR for the "Stop the Killings In The Philippines Caravan Tour". 

Front to back:  Raymond “Mong” Palatino & Fritzi Junance Magbanua

Front to back: Raymond “Mong” Palatino& Fritzi Junance Magbanua

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Fritzi Junance Magbanua is an indigenous educator and administrator at Mindanao Interfaith Services Inc. (MISFI) Academy, amongst the indigenous schools President Duterte has threatened to bomb. Currently, she coordinates programming and training of staff, faculty, parents and students in 32 community based schools that provide free, accessible, culturally responsive education to primarily Lumad (indigenous) and Moro (Muslim) communities throughout Mindanao. 

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Raymond “Mong” Palatino is a two-term congressman who represented Kabataan (Youth) Partylist in the 14th and 15th Congress of the Philippines. He is a blogger/analyst of Asia-Pacific affairs and a columnist of The Diplomat online magazine. He is the chairman of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance)  in Metro Manila. He is a graduate of the University of the Philippines.

Find out more @ http://www.humanrightsphilippines.net/  & https://www.facebook.com/ICHRPUnitedStates/