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Remembering the Maguindanao massacre

Three years on from the politically motivated killing of 58 people in the Philippines, families are still waiting for justice says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Violence

Philippines must tackle its human trafficking shame

As the UN puts pressure on the Aquino government, Iris Gonzales considers the way forward.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines

The Philippines' development should be towards equality

Jessica Cantos on the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals and the need to put people before profit.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Philippines Politics Poverty UN

Filipino law is ‘cyber authoritarianism’

Iris Gonzales on the Cybercrime Prevention Act and why critics say it is an affront to civil liberties.

Filed in: Crime Internet Law Philippines Technology

A new era dawns in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales on the signing of an historic peace pact between the government and Muslim rebels – and the challenges ahead.

Filed in: Peace Philippines

Marcos atrocities: the pain continues

The Philippines still bears the scars of military dictatorship, which was imposed 40 years ago this month, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines Politics

‘We were wrong to think the environment could wait’

Amy Hall meets Filipino campaigner Lidy Nacpil, who shares her thoughts on floods, solidarity and ramming home the climate-change message.

Filed in: Climate Change Debt Philippines

Breast must remain best

Iris Gonzales reports on a looming threat to government support for breastfeeding in the Philippines.

Filed in: Children Philippines

After the floods, the blame game starts in the Philippines

The Church says the catastrophe is a punishment from God. Really? asks Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines Water

Justice and healing in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales speaks to the inspiring Winnie Penaredondo about breaking free from an abusive marriage and coming to fight violence against women.

Filed in: Equality Philippines Women

A ‘strategic silence’ on Syria – to the Philippines’ shame

Iris Gonzales on an uncomfortable absence at this month’s Human Rights Council meeting.

Filed in: Philippines Syria

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