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

Focus on the Global South-Philippines is a member organization of iDefend, a broad coalition of human rights defenders in the Philippines launched last August 12 amidst the increasing number...

Date posted: Monday, 2016 Aug 15th

Amnesty International have launched an urgent campaign in relation to three Lao nationals who were...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2016 Aug 09th

Gloria Capitan, anti-coal activist from the Philippines; Mr. Kem Ley, social/political analyst from Cambodia; Melon Barcia, peasant leader from the Philippines. All felled by an assassin's gun....

Date posted: Wednesday, 2016 Aug 03rd
Gloria Capitan (third from left) with members of the Samahan ng Nagkakaisang Mamamayan ng Lucanin (SNML)

By Galileo de Guzman Castillo, Focus on the Global South & Carmina Flores-Obanil, 11.11.11

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Date posted: Tuesday, 2016 Aug 02nd

By Walden Bello 

This is an extract from a longer article by Walden Bello titled, “An administration in search of an opposition,” published by...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2016 Aug 02nd

By Ros Sokunthy

“Last night I heard the Prime Minister said he never heard about community land conflicts, so I want to send a message to...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2016 Aug 02nd

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