Tuesday April 23, 2019
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BY Carlos Reyes | Philippines | 4/12/06
On Feb. 24, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared a state of emergency, banning public protests, allowing for government takeover of the media and arrests without warrants.
BY staff | Philippines | 3/22/06
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) condemns in the strongest terms the Arroyo regime’s continuing acts of state terror against the Filipino people.
BY staff | Philippines | 12/14/05
November 25 marks the day that commemorates the lives of the Mirabal sisters, the "Unforgettable Butterflies," for valiantly fighting the tyrannical regime of General Trujillo in the Dominican Republic before they were summarily killed by the dictator’s henchmen in 1960.
BY staff | Philippines | 10/27/05
Trade union leader Rolando ‘Ka Rolly’ Mariano, 53 years old, was fatally shot by three unidentified men atop a single motorcycle.
BY staff | Philippines | 9/28/05
Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemns in strongest terms the brutal killing of Diosdado ‘Ka Fort’ Fortuna, President of Union of Filipino Employees Union, the workers union of Nestle Cabuyao; he is also the chairperson of Pagkakaisa ng mga Manggagawa ng Timog Katagalugan (PAMANTIK-KMU) and Chairman of Anakpawis-Southern Tagalog.
BY staff | Philippines | 7/26/05
A campaign for the release of political prisoner Donato ‘Donat’ Continente has been announced by BAYAN, an alliance of progressive Pilipino organizations.
BY Fight Back! Editors | Philippines | 4/12/05
On April 7, 2005, riot police in the Philippines attacked and broke up a demonstration by human rights activists marching near an international parliamentarians' conference
BY Mick Kelly | Philippines | 10/16/02
More than 50 people rallied at the Philippine consulate, Sept. 21, to protest U.S. military intervention in the Philippines.
BY Fight Back! Editors | Philippines | 7/17/02
The following is an exclusive interview with the Chief Negotiator for the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, Luis Jalandoni.
BY staff | Philippines | 7/17/02
Human rights groups continue to push for the release of all political prisoners, especially of Donato.
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