The Day in Photos: 14 September 2017


Posted at Sep 15 2017 12:23 AM

March for Obello Bay-ao

Activists hold a painting of 19-year-old Obello Bay-ao, a Lumad student who was shot dead allegedly by 2 members of a paramilitary group last September 5 in Davao del Norte, during a human rights protest march to Mendiola on Thursday. Protesters condemned the killing, which they claim is the 47th incident of a Lumad killed in the Davao region during the Duterte administration. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Paris to host 2024 Olympics

Men walk in the rain under an umbrella next to the Olympic rings after the International Olympic Committee officially announced that Paris won the 2024 Olympic bid during a ceremony at the Trocadero square near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Wednesday evening. Gonzalo Fuentes, Reuters

Working for human rights

Human Rights Commissioner Roberto Cadiz, beside Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David and former CHR Chairperson Etta Rosales, speaks during a press conference at the CHR headquarters in Quezon City on Thursday. Bishop David addressed the allegations of obstruction of justice on the custody of witnesses to the killing of Kian Delos Santos. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Relief for Rohingya

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar gather around a truck delivering food aid in Ukhia on Thursday. Around 379,000 Rohingya have sought refuge in Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state that started August 25, after Rohingya militants attacked police posts there. Munir Uz Zaman, AFP

Start them young

A girl is seen busy reading books as her baby brother looks on at the Manila International Book Fair in Pasay City on Thursday. The annual book fair offers price-slashed bargains. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Guarding Marawi

Soldiers from the Philippine Marines' 1st Brigade patrol past damaged buildings as government troops continue their assault against the Maute pro-Islamic State group in Marawi City on Thursday. Marconi Navales, Reuters