Friday August 23, 2019
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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 | 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 | Philippines | 3/03/15
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) calls on the Filipino people to oppose so-called training programs being conducted by US special forces for local police forces after recent revelations point to the direct role played by the US military in the instigation, planning and conduct of the bloody Mamasapano operation last January 25.
BY staff | Philippines | 10/15/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following press statement by GABRIELA USA, a grassroots-based alliance of progressive Filipino women's organizations in the United States.
BY Communist Party of the Philippines | Philippines | 11/23/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Nov. 23 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines.
BY Communist Party of the Philippines | Philippines | 11/19/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Nov. 19 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).
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