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Philippines: Protests against the Jeepney (Bus) Phaseout have begun

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The apprehensions and the stiff fines have prompted operators to temporarily sideline their jeepneys, resulting in reduced number of jeepneys plying the streets thereby creating more difficulties for commuters. By Marya Salamat / Source: Bulatlat / The Dawn News / January 25, 2018 MANILA – Members and allies of Pagkakaisa […]

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Philippines: Repeating History

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Source: Business World / The Dawn News / December 22, 2017 There was hardly any question about it. The dominance of the Duterte “supermajority” in both houses of Congress made the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao certain, and even the members of the political opposition in the House […]

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Philippines: Social Movements and Defending Human Rights

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The Dawn News spoke with Renato Asa of International Solidarity Media this December about the grave human rights situation in the Philippines, militarization, and the mass movements that are part of the daily confrontation to the repressive government. -What is your name and what organization are you part of? Renato […]

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War in Paradise
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War in Paradise

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  By Leon Dulce / Source: Bulatlat / The Dawn News / December 10, 2017 War continues to rage in paradise. It is a war waged from ridge to reef where bullets and bombs constantly rain on the rural villages standing in the way of big mining, plantations, and other […]

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