Year: 2018

In the Philippines, a dam struggle spans generations, inspires songs of unity for the environment

By MARYA SALAMAT This is one of the reports in a series produced by with the Asia-Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) Media Fellowship. The series aims to report on linkages between gender, ecological conflicts and climate change. MANILA — Two proofs stand out today showing how long and how determined the…

People’s response to mining plunder

The people’s armed defense of their lands and national patrimony has been a recourse that must be recognized and respected in the context of deep-seated historic injustices and brutal suppression. The revolutionary armed movement in the Philippines led by the CPP-NPA-NDFP has maintained a strong opposition to destructive large-scale mining operations.