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Philippines: If Duterte has nothing to hide, why the crackdown on foreign activists? Arrest of Australian activist Nun, 71, raises eyebrows in Manila

Sister Patricia Fox was released Tuesday afternoon, nearly a day after she was arrested by the Bureau of Immigration for her reported violation of the country’s law banning political assembly. 955 more words

31 years of no justice and continuing Mendiola Massacre-like killings under Duterte

31 years of no justice and continuing Mendiola Massacre-like killings under Duterte

Manila, Philippines ­– 31 years after the bloody “Mendiola Massacre” that killed 13 protesting farmers clamoring for right to land, justice remains elusive and the killings against the peasant sector are still prevalent. 358 more words

Fishers warn of great resistance against the monstrous, mad king in Malacanang

Fishers warn of great resistance against the monstrous, mad king in Malacanang

Manila, Philippines – The militant fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas… 395 more words

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Agriworkers condemn attack on Negros rights mission

 

Agriworkers led by the Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) and the National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) vehemently condemn the gun attack on human rights activists conducting a fact-finding mission in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, yesterday afternoon (November 28). 447 more words

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PAMALAKAYA condemns killing of fisherfolk leader in Negros Oriental

PAMALAKAYA condemns killing of fisherfolk leader in Negros Oriental

Manila, Philippines – Fisherfolk leader Roberto Tecson was shot dead yesterday in their house in Brgy. Bulado, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental in front of his children. 377 more words

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UMA condemns illegal arrest of spokesperson, activists in Davao City

The Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) vehemently condemns the illegal arrest of Lito Lao, spokesperson of UMA-Southern Mindanao Region (UMA-SMR), who was held together with other peasant and human rights leaders last night, June 28, by elements of Task Force Davao (TFD) in a checkpoint in Lansang, Davao City. 349 more words

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