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Testimonies on Farmer Suicides in India

Family members of suicide victims give testimonies during a meeting in November 2017 on Agriculture and Farmer Suicides.

Sulagad: Our Life, Our Future

In commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Focus on the Global South, presents the video documentary, “Sulagad: Our Life, Our Future” Sulagad is the indigenous concept on food sovereignty and agroecology realized by th …

RCEP is Intended to Prevent Government Regulation and Maximize Private Profit

Video from Newsclick.in “Benny Kuruvilla from the Transnational Institute, Joseph Purugganan from Focus on the Global South, Philippines, and Susana Barria from Public Services International discuss the context in which the Regional Comprehensive Econo …

RCEP: People’s Movements Resist Free Trade Agreement

Video feature from Newsclick.in on how the deal will affect billions in 16 countries, as explained by people’s movements opposing the deal. Pleaseshare this video using the Newsclick link here.

Lumad in the Bangsamoro Video Series

The bicameral conference of the Philippine Congress is due to take place on July 9-12, 2018. This is a crucial stage in the legislative process for indigenous peoples’ (IP) in Mindanao, as both versions of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) from the House …

Philippines’ Drug War Kills Poor Addicts, Not Rich Dealers

[REPOST FROM THE REAL NEWS NETWORK]   Last month, Walden Bello, Focus’ co-founder was interviewed by The Real News Network. In his exchange with producer and reporter Ben Norton, he discusses how the middle class is the social base for far-right m …

Philippines’ Duterte Uses ‘War on Terror’ Tactics to Crack Down on Leftists

[REPOST FROM THE REAL NEWS NETWORK] Last month, Walden Bello, Focus’ co-founder was interviewed by The Real News Network. In his exchange with producer and reporter Ben Norton, he explains how Duterte’s government and politics are a threat to Democracy …

Lumad in the Bangsamoro: On Their Right to Identity

Why do IP Rights matter? Timuay Leticio Datuwata, Lambangian leader explains why retaining their indigenous identity is a core issue and why this is essential to ensuring an inclusive BBL.#IPRightsMatter  

May Day 2018 – Voices of Hope, Struggle, and Solidarity (Video)

  On May Day 2018, workers from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and the Philippines send these messages to the world: No to Endo / short-term contracts Strong Pro-Labor Laws Just living wages and benefits Freedom from exploitation Rights to ass …