Human rights in the Philippines roundup


The biggest human-rights news in March-April 2019 is the killing of 14 farmers in three towns of Negros Oriental province in the wee hours of March 30. The military and police launched “drug war”-style operations in the area, claiming that they were serving arrest warrants to members of armed group New People’s Army and that the latter “fought back (nanlaban).”

QUESTION EVERYTHING / The problem with Jose Maria Sison

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The problem with Jose Maria Sison is that he has set a high standard on how to analyze the political conditions in the country. After reading his works, his comprehensive and sharp grasp of politics will be impressed upon you.

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AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE

In the last six months, our Church, the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, and church leaders, along with peasants, workers, lumad, media people, teachers and people’s lawyers, are being attacked through red tagging, vilification, surveillance, harassment and intimidation and worse, killings.

The continuing relevance and the need for revolutionary struggle of the national minorities in the present time

In the Cordillera, the role of the revolutionary struggle in advancing the struggle of the national minorities for self determination and democracy has been undeniable. Since the first NPA unit set foot in Ifugao in 1971, it rapidly expanded across the six provinces of the Cordillera. By the last part of the 1970s, it has taken root among the various indigenous tribes of the Cordillera. Undertaking painstakin

ON THE YELLOW VEST MOVEMENT IN FRANCE

Protesters yell during a "yellow vest" demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe on Dec. 1, 2018 in Paris. (Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)

On 17 November 2018, 300,000 people of the working class and the middle class mainly from the suburban and rural areas of France rose up in militant mass demonstrations to protest the fuel tax hike and rising fuel prices.

Monopoly Capitalism Is the Cause of Mass Migration and the White-Victim and White-Supremacy Complex

In his 74-page manifesto, the Australian mass murderer Brendan Tarrant raves about the “great replacement” of white people by non-white peoples and blames the liberals for advocating mass migration, white displacement and cultural diversity in the same perverted way that the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Brevik blames “cultural Marxism”.