Mamanwa Barricade

19barricade1webAround 400 Mamanwas set up barricades outside the offices of Greenstone Resources Corporation in Barangay Cawilan, Tubod town in Surigao del Norte. As they entered their third day at the picket line on Thursday (19 March 2015), the Mamanwas claim they are protesting the mining firm’s nonpayment of the one-percent royalty share to the tribe. MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto | Read story