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October 2016

Editorial: Smallholders’ markets 

Date posted: Wednesday, 2016 Oct 05th
Max de Mesa

Focus on the Global South mourns with the human rights and NGO community in the Philippines the demise of staunch human rights defender Max de Mesa. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family...

Date posted: Thursday, 2016 Sep 29th
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27 September 2016 

Galileo de Guzman Castillo blogs on his experience at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples Forum (ACSC/APF), held in Timor-Leste in August, and...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2016 Sep 27th
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in Vientiane, Laos, September 6 - 8, for his first ever appearance on the international stage since becoming head of state in June 2016.  He shall be having...

Date posted: Wednesday, 2016 Sep 07th
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND)

In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND)[i] strongly condemns the Davao City Night Market...

Date posted: Monday, 2016 Sep 05th


Press Conference

Organised by: The Sombath Initiative

11am, Wednesday 31 August, 2016, Bangkok


At a time when ASEAN is witnessing an alarming...

Date posted: Wednesday, 2016 Aug 24th

From 9-14 August 2016, Joseph Purugganan, our Philippines Head of Office, and Shalmali Guttal, our Executive Director, represented Focus on the Global South at the World Social Forum in...

Date posted: Monday, 2016 Aug 22nd

Speech delivered at the opening plenary session of the 111th Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington State Convention Center, August 19, 2016

By Walden Bello...

Date posted: Monday, 2016 Aug 22nd

(New York, August 16, 2016) – Thai authorities should urgently release a student activist detained since August 6, 2016, for...

Date posted: Thursday, 2016 Aug 18th