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× UN help sought in probe of ‘lumad’ schools closure

MANILA, Philippines --- A network of children's rights advocates urged the United Nations on Wednesday to probe the violations of indigenous peoples' rights in Mindanao, where they said more than 80 schools had been forcibly shut down since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office in 2016.


The United Nations must step in, said Save Our Schools (SOS) lead convener, Eule Bonganay, because the…