Philippines - Ranking Red exec named party-list third nominee

Ruis, gepost door: Joyce Pangco Panares op 02/11/2012 11:05:49 - 1 aanvulling

Wanneer: 02/11/2012 - 04:57

The Anakpawis party-list announced on Monday that it was adding the name of Randall Echanis, a political consultant of the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front (CPP-NDF), as its third nominee, a move which observers say could hasten the integration of the extreme left into the political mainstream. Lees meer...

PHILIPPINES: On the Bangsamoro Framework Agreement

Ruis, gepost door: Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) op 21/10/2012 10:03:37 - 0 aanvullingen

Wanneer: 21/10/2012 - 02:35

The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) joins the Filipino people, especially the Bangsamoros in Mindanao, in welcoming, although guardedly, the historic signing today of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Philippine government (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Lees meer...

PHILIPPINES: The ghosts of martial law

Ruis, gepost door: Nathan Gilbert Quimpo op 27/09/2012 09:03:27 - 0 aanvullingen

On September 21, forty years ago, President Ferdinand E. Marcos declared martial law. For almost 13-and-a-half years afterwards, the country suffered terribly from a brutal and corrupt dictatorship. Among the victims of the grave violations of human rights under martial law were the following: 3,257 “salvaged” (summarily executed), 35,000 tortured, and 70,000 incarcerated, as documented by historian Alfred McCoy. Lees meer...

Philippine Maoist rebel army 'sorry' for circus bombing

Ruis, gepost door: Sanchez op 11/09/2012 09:05:23 - 1 aanvulling

Wanneer: 11/09/2012 - 16:29

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine communist guerrillas issued a rare apology on Friday for a grenade attack that the military said left 47 spectators at a local circus wounded. Lees meer...

WikiLeaks cable: Gaddafi funded, trained CPP-NPA rebels

Nieuws, gepost door: J Malig op 21/08/2012 08:03:43 - 0 aanvullingen

Wanneer: 21/08/2012 - 14:35

MANILA, Philippines - Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi was a key financier of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its military wing, the New People's Army (NPA), according to a US Secretary of State secret cable published by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks. Lees meer...

PHILIPPINES: Appeal for Flood Victims

Nieuws, gepost door: Labor Party-Philippines op 10/08/2012 08:05:13 - 0 aanvullingen

Wanneer: 10/08/2012 - 16:38

In scenes reminiscent of the large scale destruction wrought by Typhoon Ondoy (international name Ketsana) in late 2009 in which 400 died, torrential rains brought widespread flooding in the capital Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Almost a million people are affected and some 250,000 forced to evacuate, majority of whom are workers and poor, with 15 deaths already reported. Lees meer...

Jose Maria Sison - jingoist, pseudo-democrat, pseudo-feminist, Stalinist demagogue

Opinie, gepost door: Roxana Malaya op 07/08/2012 08:12:23

Like Stalin, Sison's understanding of Marxism is pseudo-scientific and quasi-religious Lees meer of Discussieer (2 reacties)...

PHILIPPINES: Much has been won; much still to be fought for

Ruis, gepost door: AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) op 24/07/2012 07:02:21 - 1 aanvulling

Wanneer: 24/07/2012 - 13:29

Akbayan on President Aquino’s 3rd State of the Nation Address Lees meer...

Philippine government a "show-off"

Nieuws, gepost door: Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) op 11/07/2012 07:03:32 - 0 aanvullingen

Wanneer: 11/07/2012 - 14:05

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government’s decision to extend a US$1-billion loan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to supplement the Fund’s Financial Transaction Plan (FTP) of $456 billion to contain the economic crisis in Europe is an “arrogant pretension of a country very much in debt,” according to the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC). Lees meer...

6 of Morong 43 rejoin the Philippine rebels

Ruis, gepost door: Jaime Laude op 09/06/2012 06:12:03 - 1 aanvulling

Wanneer: 09/06/2012 - 11:38

Six of the so-called Morong 43 have rejoined the armed struggle and have linked up with their Southern Tagalog-based comrades, a senior military commander said Thursday. Lees meer...

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