The People’s State Of The Nation At The End Of Duterte’s Presidency

By Bayan Canada, Canadian Dimension. -

On July 26, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) before the 2022 general election. The SONA is an annual government tradition and [...]

Abolishing The United States’ Empire Of Policing

By Joshua Makalintal, ROAR Magazine. -

In the early morning of 30 December 2020, joint police-military units embarked on two simultaneous operations in the mountainous regions of Panay Island in the Philippines. Their assignment was [...]

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]

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