The assassination led to massive protests in Philippines against the witch-hunting of communist and peace activists by right wing Rodrigo Duterte regime.
Both the government and the CPP have categorically indicated willingness to reopen the peace process that was abandoned mid-way in 2017
Despite heightened militarization and oppressive tactics by states, people across the world refused to give in and fought back for their rights to life and dignity
In the past three years, a reported 43 workers have been killed by the police and security forces in the Philippines
As many as 56 leaders and members of various trade unions, progressive political parties and human rights groups were arrested in a series of raids in the city of Bacolod in the Negros Island
Public transport workers are angry at having to bear the bulk of the cost of the modernization of public utility vehicles. They fear this drive will lead to hundreds of thousands losing their livelihoods
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
The dumping of first world waste has formed a billion dollar global industry that is directly linked to arms trafficking and money laundering. Third world workers, who lack essential equipment needed for working with hazardous material, risk their health and lives to process the toxic waste.