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[Statement] “We are all Marikana.”

COLLECTIVE STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE MARIKANA MASSACRE Aug. 16, 2014 / Philippines “We are all Marikana.” This is the call of the South African miners, workers, activists, as they commemorate the brutal killing of 34 miners who were in the picket line in the hills of Marikana, South Africa, two years ago. The…

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[From the web] Palparan Arrest End of Aquino Apathy on Philippines Impunity? By Carlos H. Conde

Dispatches: Palparan Arrest End of Aquino Apathy on Philippines Impunity? By Carlos H. Conde Philippine authorities did something extraordinary on Tuesday: in the early morning hours they arrested a former senior security forces official implicated in serious human rights violations. The arrest of Jovito Palparan, a retired army major general, marks a rare challenge to…

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[Press Release] APL-Youth marks Int’l Youth Day by pushing for rights of fast food workers, reform in SK law -APL Youth

APL-Youth marks Int’l Youth Day by pushing for rights of fast food workers, reform in SK law CELEBRATING the International Youth Day (IYD) today, a few hundred youth members of the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL-SENTRO) staged flashmobs and pickets in several key cities across the country to highlight the plight of the mostly youthful…