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Amid ASEAN 2017, progressives hold international conference against neoliberalism, militarism

Dubbed as the International Solidarity Conference to resist US Imperialist-led War and Build Just Peace, panelists from the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) tackled the different faces of militarism and war. The post Amid ASEAN 2017, progressives hold international conference against neoliberalism, militarism appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Lumad students hold campout at DepEd office

“It’s one of our initiatives to ensure that children continue to learn while demanding immediate action from the government.” The post Lumad students hold campout at DepEd office appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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A league of his own

Even if he’s serious about it, President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer for the Philippines to host a high-level meeting, or summit, on human rights is unlikely to materialize. The leaders of those countries accused of human rights violations would hardly welcome an assembly in which the details of their crimes against humanity and other transgressions will… The post A league of his own appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Moderated voices in ASEAN, protest rallies against Trump

Observing its 50th year of existence, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) edged slightly onward on a raft of previously agreed plans, blueprints, treaties, and consensual agreements, cited in 144 items of the Chairman’s Statement, at the end of its 31st Summit held in Manila on Nov. 13-14. As official host, President Duterte presided… The post Moderated voices in ASEAN, protest rallies against Trump appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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When harvests grow on bloodied fields

“Thirteen years after Hacienda Luisita massacre, no one has been arrested, put to trial and punished for the carnage that killed seven farmworkers on November 16, 2004.” The post When harvests grow on bloodied fields appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Anything but the solution

By DEE AYROSO The post Anything but the solution appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Human rights and politics

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective When, six days ago, President Duterte offered to host a world summit on human rights, people were aghast. It’s not as if the Duterte administration is the prime mover of respect for human rights considering the more than 7, 000 extrajudicial killings in the government’s war against illegal drugs. Two… The post Human rights and politics appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Amid ASEAN 2017 | Progressives hold international conference against neoliberalism, militarism

Dubbed as the International Solidarity Conference to resist US Imperialist-led War and Build Just Peace, panelists from the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) tackled the different faces of militarism and war. The post Amid ASEAN 2017 | Progressives hold international conference against neoliberalism, militarism appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Luisita peasant leader arrested

Groups are calling for the release of Ambala leader Florida Sibayan, who was arrested by police during a protest in Hacienda Luisita this morning. The post Luisita peasant leader arrested appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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No second-class citizen

By RENAN ORTIZ The post No second-class citizen appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Repost: Agrarian reform nowr!

By DEE AYROSO The post Repost: Agrarian reform nowr! appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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‘In fascist fashion’ | 7 activists arrested before and during Trump visit

Among those arrested is a nursing mother who was tending to her two-month-old baby in a hospital when arrested in Oriental Mindoro. The post ‘In fascist fashion’ | 7 activists arrested before and during Trump visit appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Progressives protest Trump visit, Asean summit 2017

The series of protests dubbed "Ban Trump" are captured in pictures. The post Progressives protest Trump visit, Asean summit 2017 appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Rising up | Women fight for justice for sons slain in war on drugs

“They are our families and we love them. We fight for the people we love.” The post Rising up | Women fight for justice for sons slain in war on drugs appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Packed lunch

By CARLO MANALANSAN The post Packed lunch appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Solons want probe on police use of sonic cannon vs protesters

Aside from water cannons, police now also use sonic device against protesters. The post Solons want probe on police use of sonic cannon vs protesters appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Summit

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Day 1 of Asean summit | Protesters slam ‘biggest imperialist, terrorist’

"The Asean summit offers nothing but imperialist or neoliberal programs and policies that will put poor Filipinos into a much deeper poverty and misery.” The post Day 1 of Asean summit | Protesters slam ‘biggest imperialist, terrorist’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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The plague of plantations

“Since its inception, the ASEAN has never been for the interest of the people, but for profit and monopoly capital. It serves to strengthen foreign control over raw materials, labor and supply chains in the region at the expense of the people and nations of Asia Pacific.” The post The plague of plantations appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Youths protest near Asean venue in PICC

By RUTH LUMIBAO Bulatlat MANILA – Youth and student activists slipped past heavy police security yesterday afternoon, Nov. 11, and held a lightning protest in front of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), one of the venues for ASEAN 2017 summit. Some three dozen protesters led by Anakbayan managed to gather inside the Cultural Center… The post Youths protest near Asean venue in PICC appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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