Wednesday January 26, 2022
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BY staff | Philippines | 2/15/17
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today, Feb. 15, called on the Filipino people to protest the police and military crackdown after at least 19 individuals, mostly activists as well as civilians, who were arrested in Metro Manila and other parts of the country in a span of just one week since the Duterte regime terminated peace talks and declared an “all-out war” against the revolutionary forces last February 7.
BY staff | Philippines | 12/26/16
More than 15,000 revolutionary forces and representatives from at least 10 regions in the country, peace advocates, officials from both Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDF) made up the fiery, artistic and militant celebration of today’s 48th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and National Assembly for Just and Lasting Peace in Paquibato district, Davao City.
BY staff | New York, NY | 12/14/16
Activists gathered in front of the Philippine Consulate General on Fifth Avenue Dec. 9 to demand that Presidential Advisor on the Peace Process, Jess Dureza, uphold peace and justice in the Philippines.
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."
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