Global spotlights on the Duterte fascist regime

Volume III, Number 19. 15 October 2021.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced on 8 October the awarding of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, “for their courageous fight for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia”. According to the Committee, they represent “all journalists who stand up for this ideal in a world in which democracy and freedom of the press face increasingly adverse conditions”.

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Remembering the horrors of Martial Law

Volume III, Number 18. 30 September 2021.

We join the Filipino people and the rest of the world in commemorating the 49th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines on 21 September 1972. We must never forget this horrific period in Philippine history when Ferdinand Marcos, with the full backing of the US, grabbed absolute power, abolished Congress, banned political parties, shuttered the mass media, prohibited mass activities and suspended civil and political rights.

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US imperialism is the world’s number one terrorist

Volume III, Number 17. 15 September 2021.

The Filipino people join the American people in remembering the thousands who perished in the deadly acts of terrorism in the United States on September 11th 2001. We reaffirm our condemnation of those acts of terrorism which unleashed violence aimed at countless civilian lives.

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Duterte fascist regime has not learned from history

Volume III, Number 16. 31 August 2021.

Reminiscent of the Vietnam War where US and local puppet troops called in massive airstrikes when they were in armed skirmishes with the Vietminh forces, Duterte’s armed troops called in a massive airstrike against a guerilla unit of the New People’s Army on 16 August in Dolores, Eastern Samar. US-supplied drones, attack planes and helicopters dropped bombs, fired missiles and cannon rounds against the revolutionary forces armed only with handguns, rifles and grenades.

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Let the election circus begin!

Volume III, Number 15. 15 August 2021.

The circus known in the Philippines as the Presidential Elections has begun. From now until May 2022, seasoned politicians, showbiz and sports personalities and other wannabees will dance, sing and bamboozle their way to be the next President of the Republic of the Philippines.

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