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Culture of impunity thrives in the Philippines

A year in to his presidency, Benigno Aquino III has failed to address human rights concerns, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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His crime? Helping the oppressed

How many more political prisoners will have to be put in jail until the Philippine military is satisfied?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sun, sea, salt... and exploitation in the ports of the Philippines

Poor pay, polluted air, dangerous conditions. It’s a familiar story for the country’s port workers, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why aren’t we protecting our children?

A report from the Philippines revealing the latest child abuse figures makes devastating reading, discovers Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Overseas Filipino Workers – heroes at home, exploited abroad

In Qatar, Iris Gonzales is surrounded by fellow Filipinos forced to find jobs away from their families.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Base matters

Base mattersAs the US and its coalition of willing friends concentrate more military resources in Afghanistan and Iraq, Radio New Internationalist takes a step back to look at the backbone of the US security network its bases. As campaigners from Iran, Mauritius, the Pacific and the Philippines talk about how US bases operate in their region, a clearer picture emerges of how the US maintains its superpower status and the price that ordinary people in other parts of the world must pay as a…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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There’s a lot more to do, President Aquino

Stop blowing your own trumpet, and start tackling human rights abuses, says Iris Gonzales in the Philippines.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Filipino journalists living the story

What do you do if your job is to write about a tragedy of which you are part? Iris Gonzales meets some of the journalists whose lives were turned upside down by tropical storm Sendong.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Philippines government must do better

A new report states that human rights abuses are not being dealt with sufficiently. Iris Gonzales explains.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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