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Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific

18 Sep 2018
Indict US-backed Pres. Duterte for violations of right to dev’t, nat’l self-determination

We call for peoples around the world to stand in solidarity with the Filipino people and its organisations who have been active in forwarding people’s development.

1 Aug 2018
Remaining quiet has never led to justice: Reflections on a solidarity trip with NutriAsia Workers

Reflections on the workers' assertion of their rights and sovereignty.

12 Mar 2018
Stop the Duterte administration’s crackdown on rights defenders and people’s organisations!

IBON International joins various organisations in the Philippines and abroad in denouncing the Duterte administration’s tagging of Filipino rights advocates, activists and civil society as “terrorists”.

28 Feb 2018
International fact-finding mission: Dire rights situation as Martial Law continues in southern Philippines

An international fact-finding mission has found cases of false charges, harassment, and even torture and killings against farmers and indigenous peoples, under continued Martial Law in Mindanao island in southern Philippines.

11 Aug 2017
Development for Whom? How Navotas fisherfolk resist the displacement of their people and livelihood

Reflections on the struggle of Navotas fisherfolk for their community and right to livelihood, and the impacts of corporate-led development pushed by the WTO and governments.

22 Jun 2017
USAID in Mindanao: The Other Side of the US COIN

Examining the case of USAID in Mindanao, southern Philippines, and how development could be subsumed to military objectives at the expense of addressing roots of armed conflict.

24 May 2017
Cordillera Day 2017: A Story of Vibrant Struggle for Rights

We look back at the Cordillera peoples' struggle against development aggression and other ills until the present. Their struggle manifests how rights are not just given but could be claimed through collective action.

23 May 2017
Just Peace and the Shift from Neoliberalism

In the Philippines, agrarian reform and development of national industries forms an important part of the talks between the government and the National Democratic Front, and could point to a new direction for the country's economy.

13 May 2017
RCEP legitimacy in question: trade deal in behalf of the people, without the people?

Civil society organizations raised the issues of transparency of the RCEP negotiations and the trade deal's potential effects to various social sectors last May 10 in Manila.

19 Apr 2017
Keynote Address at the Conference on the Self-Determination and Liberation of West Papua

Antonio Tujan, Jr., IBON International Director, delivers a keynote address on the right to self-determination and the struggle of the West Papuan people.

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