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From 21-25 November 2016, about 50 people, involved in struggles to defend the...

Date posted: Thursday, 2017 Jan 19th

Ever since the integration of India's peasants into global agri-food markets, their livelihoods have become at risk. In this globalized food system where large corporations rule, small-scale...

Date posted: Wednesday, 2017 Jan 18th

Manila, 16 January 2017: 

One day after the launching of the Philippine Government’s Chairship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Davao City, more than 100 members of the...

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Jan 16th

12 January 2017

The city of Bangkok is undergoing massive change and development, from the closing of street markets to the planning of large infrastructural projects in an effort...

Date posted: Thursday, 2017 Jan 12th

The event Songs of Disquiet, Hymns of Rage, held December 28 in Quezon City, Philippines, might have been a reunion of sorts of ‘70s and ‘80s activists, including musicians of the said...

Date posted: Friday, 2016 Dec 30th
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Bangkok, 15 December 2016: On the fourth anniversary of the enforced disappearance of prominent Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, we, the undersigned organizations, condemn the Lao PDR...

Date posted: Thursday, 2016 Dec 15th
International Human Rights Day 2016: Global Day of Action in Defense of the Right to Life

MANILA, Philippines - Focus on the Global South joined thousands of human rights defenders to commemorate the International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2016: Global Day of Action in Defense of...

Date posted: Monday, 2016 Dec 12th

Jakarta, December 8th: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is being negotiated in Jakarta, Indonesia this week (December 2-10)[i]. If signed, RCEP would...

Date posted: Thursday, 2016 Dec 08th

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is currently being negotiated between 16 countries in the Asian region. It includes China, members of the Association of Southeast Asian...

Date posted: Thursday, 2016 Dec 08th

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