Respondents in the complaint “were not identified to have personally attacked the complainants and there is no evidence showing that force employed, if there was any, by any respondent is of a serious character.”
Tags: ASEAN Summit
Human rights defenders are understandably disappointed with the Nov. 13-14 31st ASEAN Summit. Not only were human rights the least of the concerns of the leaders of the member-countries of the Association, it also seemed as if they had come to the Philippines with a pre-arranged agreement to steer clear of any mention of it.…
By RENAN ORTIZ
The series of protests dubbed “Ban Trump” are captured in pictures.
Among those arrested is a nursing mother who was tending to her two-month-old baby in a hospital when arrested in Oriental Mindoro.
By DEE AYROSO
Aside from water cannons, police now also use sonic device against protesters.
“The Asean summit offers nothing but imperialist or neoliberal programs and policies that will put poor Filipinos into a much deeper poverty and misery.”
Progressives hold protests in time for the arrival of the POTUS.
“Let me state it publicly here and now, wala akong problema sa America (I have no problem with America)… We remain to be the best of friends with America.” That’s what President Duterte said a day before flying to Vietnam Wednesday for his first face-to-face diplomatic engagement with US President Donald Trump at the Asia-Pacific…
By BULATLAT MANILA – Various sectoral groups staged a protest near the US embassy here on Nov. 10, the second day in a row, in anticipation of the first visit by US President Donald Trump in time for the Asean summit on Nov. 12. Hundreds of anti-riot police men blocked the rallyists led by Bagong…