Protests across the Philippines condemn rights abuses under Duterte and other stories

Today we look at protests against repression and rights abuses in the Philippines, the ‘Kisan Sansad’ sit-in set up by Indian farmers amid the ongoing struggle, and more

July 27, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at protests across the Philippines as people denounce human rights abuses and killings under President Rodrigo Duterte, the ‘Kisan Sansad’ convened by farmers in India as the struggle completes 8 months, an agreement signed between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to end the US combat mission in Iraq, and the Delta variant of Covid-19 and the continued need for social distancing and masking measures.