The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) has condemned the attempts of the US to interfere in the conflicts in the Libya and in the Middle East, saying that the US and its allies “are hell-bent on tightening their control over all the major sources of oil and gas.”
Day: March 12, 2011
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Farmers groups said the presence of more military forces in the Fort Magsaysay Military Reservation, which the farmers are claiming, will result in more human-rights violations against civilians. They also said that farmers will be facing renewed threats of eviction.
This was not the first time Gil Lebria, 37, had gone abroad for work. Unfortunately, this was also not the first time that he and others like him encountered a major problem that the Philippine government had ignored and, as a result, they were forced to return home earlier than planned, empty-handed.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Migrante International said the government’s “slow, dismaying and disorganized action” in repatriating overseas Filipino workers who were trapped in strife-torn Libya should not be repeated in other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, where protest actions against governments intensify. | Sidebar: OFW Recalls Danger in Libya, Denounces Neglect by Philippine Government | FULL COVERAGE: Anti-government protests in Libya and elsewhere
In response to the calls by the GPH and the NDFP panels for consultations with, and participation of, various sectors in the peace process, Mindanao peace advocates and people’s organizations met in mid-February in Davao City. They drew up and approved a Mindanao people’s peace agenda for submission to the two negotiating panels. The agenda was presented at the Marawi and Iligan forums. (By Satur C. Ocampo / bulatlat.com)