As violence spirals in Philippines’ Negros, on civilians and activists by what are suspected to be pro-government forces, the island witnesses its 84th civilian killing since Duterte came to power.
Salvador Romano, a human rights defender, was fatally shot on July 7 on the island of Negros in Philippines. Peasant leaders, activists, and trade unionists in Negros are facing constant attacks and violence from the state authorities
This episode discusses the UN report on Venezuela, the assassination of a human rights activist in the Philippines and 500 days of workers mobilization in India.
On July 7, human rights activist Salvador Romano, formerly a provincial coordinator of the rights group Karapatan, was murdered by unidentified gunmen
The midterm election that was seen as a referendum on the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte has given the ruling coalition a super-majority
Toto Patigas, an activist with the left-wing Bayan Muna party and a councilor of the city of Escalante, was hit on the head from behind while he was riding his scooter. This is the third attack on activists of the party since the murder of Randy Malayo in January
In this episode, we report on the protest in Philippines against the massacre of farmers by Army and war crime incidents in Yemen and Myanmar.
Protests will be held globally against the killing of 14 farmers in the island of Negros and the larger impunity of the Duterte government
The International Criminal Court had initiated an investigation into Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ which has led to thousands of deaths, mainly at the hands of vigilantes
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has waged a relentless war against all those who have criticized him or pose a challenge to him. Despite his attacks, or precisely because of these and his crimes, opposition to Duterte is growing
Maria Ressa, editor of the website, Rappler, was arrested in connection with a case of libel under a draconian anti-cybercrime law. The offending article was however published months before the law even took effect
After Pulido Apparel Company closed its factories in December, citing losses, it began re-hiring some of the workers but blacklisted union leaders and any workers who had supported the union