Category: Peace and Security

Focus Policy Review on the Progressive Agenda in the 2019 Elections and Beyond This issue of the Focus Policy Review explores how the Duterte administration responded to key issues through its policies and action points. These responses, which in a nutshell are very neoliberal and authoritarian, fal …

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Focus on the Global South (Focus) will launch its Focus Policy Review 2019, “Critical Junction: Derailing or Accelerating the Dictatorship Express” DATE : Friday, 12 April 2019, from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM VENUE: Max’s Restaurant, Quezon City Memorial Circle, Diliman, QC The FPR is a biennial publicati …

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By: Dorothy-Grace Guerrero* Note: This article gives further context to the statement from Focus on the Global South last month concerning the proposed U.S. military intervention. The U.S.-Russia Syrian Accord reached in Geneva between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister …

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A Peace March to the US Embassy, New Delhi was organised by several civil society groups, intellectuals, activists and student union members, demanding an immediate stop to the ongoing war-mongering againstSyria and the proposed US Military intervention in Syria. S …

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Focus on the Global South-Philippines Programme presents Dr. Chandra Muzaffar in its 2011 Speaker Tour series.  Muzaffar is a known Muslim social activist and academic who has published extensively on civilizational dialogue, international politics, religion, human rights and Malaysian society. …

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by Aditi BhaduriFocus on the Global Southoriginally posted on Frontline-IndiaLISA TARAKI WAS recently in India to attend a conference on “A Just Peace for Palestine”.LISA TARAKI is a sociologist at Birzeit University, West Bank, Palestine. In addition to her academic work on aspects of Palestinian s …

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Why hold a conference for Palestine in New Delhi, asks Aditi Bhaduri in her write-up on the recently-concluded ‘A Just Peace for Palestine’ conference in New Delhi. During an interview later with the writer, Achin Vanaik addresses this question and more. The position of the people of Southasia regar …

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By Walden Bello* Speech delivered at the Conference for a Just Peace for Palestine, New Delhi, Sept. 22-23, 2010.   Prepared with the assistance of Richard Javad Heyderian.Friends, we are here to demonstrate our solidarity with the people of Palestine, who have tenaciously for their land a …

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Israel’s attack on the Freedom Flotilla on 31 May 2010, in light of its deadly siege on Gaza, was an urgent call to the international community to force Israel to comply with her obligations under international law. Israel’s latest atrocities must be seen in the context of decades of Israeli impunit …

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On June 2, around 70 members of the Stop the War Coalition Philippines massed up in front of the Israeli embassy in Makati City to convey their indignation against the attack made by Israeli commando forces on the aid-carrying Freedom Flotilla, May 31.The incident resulted in the deaths of more than …

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