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philippines-peace Philippines slaps terrorist label on political arm of banned communist party

The terrorist tag on the National Democratic Front of the Philippines is unprecedented. The group has operated as the overground political arm of the banned communist party, and was involved in the peace process with the Duterte government

Peru’s election jury proclaims socialist Pedro Castillo as president and other stories

Today we look at the official declaration of Pedro Castillo as Peru’s next president, a strike by workers at a Frito Lay plant in the US against brutal working conditions, and more

Philippines killings Outrage in Philippines over killing of 2 indigenous farmers and a child by army

In southern Philippines, three indigenous people including a 12-year-old girl were killed in indiscriminate firing by the army at a group of farmers claimed to be communist insurgents

One arrest and three killings over the weekend in Philippines as repression continues

Three, including two elderly peace consultants of the communist National Democratic Front of Philippines (NDFP), were killed late Friday in two separate incidents

Israeli forces detain Palestinians, anti-Netanyahu coalition forms and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing mass arrest campaign against Palestinians, charges against Kenyan labour activist Malcolm Bidali in Qatar, and more

Filipino social movements demand protection for human rights lawyers and their clients

A week after authorities named peace activists and political prisoners as “terrorists,” raising alarm over continued crackdown, rights groups have called for court intervention to protect human rights lawyers

Israeli air strikes on Gaza enter second week and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Gaza in the 2nd week of Israeli attacks, the results of Chile’s Constitutional Convention elections, and more

Gaza death toll crosses 100, extremist mobs attack Palestinians and other stories

Today we look at the attacks by extremist mobs on Palestinians, demands for fair wages and safety by nursing home workers in the US, and more

Labor groups and activists decry continued raids and arrests in the Philippines

Social movements and community organizations are coming together to raise their voice against the continued violence and bloodshed inflicted on activists in the Philippines

Philippines universities condemn government attempts at ‘red-tagging’

The accusations were made by the head of the Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-insurgency body, Antonio Parlade, just a week after the government decided to deploy security forces into University of the Philippines campuses

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