The Philippines president suggested that he is open to arm pro-government vigilantes as “power multipliers,” which was received with widespread condemnation from activists, opposition and even allies
Zara Alvarez was killed by unidentified gunmen in Bacolod City on Monday. The incident comes a week after NDF peace consultant Randall Echanis was killed near the capital Manila
Over 212 “land defenders” were killed in the year 2019, says a report by Global Witness, with Colombia and the Philippines accounting for half of those
We also take a look at the motor transport workers strike in the Philippines
The dumping of first world waste has formed a billion dollar global industry that is directly linked to arms trafficking and money laundering. Third world workers, who lack essential equipment needed for working with hazardous material, risk their health and lives to process the toxic waste.