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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/08/16
Forty people attended a forum Oct. 29, “Revolution in the Philippines: Daring to Struggle, Daring to Win.”
BY staff | Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines | 8/02/16
During the International Conference for People’s Rights in the Philippines, Joe Iosbaker, of Fight Back! had the opportunity to meet and interview Elmer “Bong” Labog, Chair of Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), or May First Movement. The KMU is an independent and democratic labor center in the Philippines, promoting genuine, militant and anti-imperialist trade unionism.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Guinoman, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines | 7/22/16
On July 16, three vans stuffed with passengers traveled the badly eroded, muddy, narrow road from Pagadian City to the village of Guinoman in Western Mindanao, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Iligan City, Mindanao, Philippines | 7/20/16
The recent election of Rodrigo Duterte as president of The Philippines (GRP) is a defeat for the pro-U.S. group of wealthy families that have always run the country.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Iligan City, Mindanao | 7/16/16
Starting July 16, there will be hundreds of activists from the U.S., Canada, Europe and around the world in the Philippines in a show of international solidarity.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/09/16
Multinational mining companies are laying waste to the mountainous regions of the Southern Philippines. These mountaintops have been found to contain some of the world’s largest deposits of gold and precious minerals. The people who live there, the indigenous Lumad on the island of Mindanao, are defending their ancestral lands and have become the target of human rights abuses and massacres.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/29/16
"Over 60 Filipinos died and witnesses also saw the body of an American at the covert U.S.-designed Mamasapano operation one year ago, yet the U.S. has still not come clean about the extent of its role in the carnage."
BY staff | Manila | 11/26/15
Palestinian icon Leila Khaled visited the Philippines for the first time this November to attend the Fifth General Assembly of the International League of Peoples' Struggle and the launch of the Philippines-Palestine Friendship Association.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Washington, DC | 7/21/15
In the Philippines, there is a mounting crisis of human rights abuses against indigenous people, labor and community activists at the hands of the armed forces.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 7/17/15
The International Peoples’ Tribunal on Crimes Against the Filipino People (IPT) opened here July 16. 250 legal experts, witnesses of human rights violations, and social activists from the U.S., the Philippines and elsewhere came together.
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