[Statement] Huwag Palupig sa Pang-uusig ng Tirano, Kailangan ng Isang Demokratikong Bayan ang Malayang Pamamahayag -KILUSAN

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[Press Release] Philippine democracy in danger — IDEFEND

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[People] Military coup follows judicial coup in Thailand. By Walden Bello

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[Event] Invitation for Democracy and Human Rights Exhibit – CYAN

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[In the news] Demolition at San Juan village resumes after brief standoff – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News

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[In the news] BusinessWorld Online Edition |House approves bill giving NGOs voice in budget hearings

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