Groups Applaud Introduction Of Philippine Human Rights Act

By Communication Workers of America. -

Earlier this year, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act—a law that Amnesty International has called “yet another setback for human rights.” The law is clearly aimed [...]

International Lawyers Oppose Philippines Anti-Terrorism Bill

By International Lawyers Guild. -

Over 100 international lawyers and lawyers’ associations issued an open letter to President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, and members of the Congress of [...]

Junk The VFA! Tubbataha Disaster Shows How Us Military Presence Is Poisonous To The Philippines! — Bayan USA

By Staff, Bayanusa.org -

Filipino-Americans under the banner of BAYAN USA are calling on Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to terminate the US-RP Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) as protesters descended upon the US [...]

‘Shock And Awe’ Has Failed In Philippines Drug War, Enforcement Chief Says

By Tom Allard and Karen Lema, Ph.news.yahoo.com -

MANILA (Reuters) - Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the blood-soaked war on drugs in the Philippines – 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was [...]

Manila’s New Mayor Wants Solar Panels, Rainwater Collectors For City’s Schools

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch.com -

Manila's new mayor wants to turn the city's public schools into a living lesson in sustainability. Mayor Francisco "Isko" Moreno Domagoso unveiled a plan Tuesday to install solar panels and [...]

Filipino Muslim Rights Activist Denied Entry To US

By Jigger Jerusalem and Cagayan de Oro, Ucanews.com -

A Filipino Muslim activist has been denied entry into the United States and is believed to be held at San Francisco International Airport, a human rights group in the Philippines reported. The [...]

Thousands Rally Against Duterte ‘Dictatorship’

By Manuel Mogato and Roli Ng, reuters.com -

By Manuel Mogato and Roli Ng for Reuters. MANILA (Reuters) - Thousands of Filipinos rallied on Thursday to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging [...]

Thousands Demand End To Killings In Duterte’s Drug War

By Staff, www.aljazeera.com -

By Staff of Al Jazeera - Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of the Philippine capital of Manila to denounce President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, as they marked the death [...]

Filipinos Rally Outside NY Consulate, Condemn Duterte’s Martial Law

By Staff of Bayan, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Bayan. Filipinos from around New York and New Jersey are coming together on Monday, June 5th to condemn martial law and increasing U.S. counterinsurgency and intervention in the [...]

Anti-U.S. Protesters Demand Action After Violent Police Response

By Staff, www.ap.org -

By Staff of Associated Press - MANILA, Philippines -- Hundreds of Filipinos protesting Friday outside the presidential palace burned a mock U.S. flag and asked President Rodrigo Duterte to punish [...]

Former American Colony Takes Center Stage In South China Sea Dispute

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya for Mint Press News - SHANGHAI — (Analysis) The Permanent Court of Arbitration’s non-binding ruling on the territorial dispute between the People’s Republic of China [...]

The Killing Fields: Extrajudicial Killings In The Philippines

By Mark Ambay, www.truth-out.org -

By Mark Ambay for Truthout - When Philippine President Benigno Aquino III assumed power in 2010, he promised to stop extrajudicial killings in the country. Six years later, with his term ending, [...]

Flash Mob Protests US Military Base Return In Philippines

By Nina Macapinlac, www.bayanusanortheast.org -

By Nina Macapinlac for Bayan USA Northeast - NEW YORK – Filipinos and concerned allies held a flash mobilization on April 27 at Columbus Circle to condemn the return of U.S. military bases to the [...]

Philippine Bishops Warn Against US Military Facilities

By Mark Saludes, www.ucanews.com -

By Mark Saludes for UCA News - Several Catholic bishops have expressed opposition to the planned building of U.S. military facilities in five Philippine provinces in the coming months. "U.S. [...]

TPP Is A Tool For US Hegemony In The Asia Pacific

By Nina Macapinlac and Matt Smith, www.philippinesolidarity.wordpress.com -

By Nina Macapinlac and Matt Smith for Philippine Solidarity. New Jersey - To announce its official launch, the New Jersey Philippine Solidarity Committee condemns to the utmost extent today’s [...]

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