Erwiana’s story was among the many stories of domestic workers who, despite the impact of abuse on her – physically and emotionally, have risen up again and worked for the welfare of fellow migrant workers.
‘Together we are stronger’ – Indonesian women migrant workers
“We face the same problem. We don’t want women in this situation. We had to help each other because together we are stronger.”
Groups condemn heightening U.S. military intervention in PH
“Filipinos must not allow our country to be used as staging ground for any US military intervention in the region. The US is engaged in provocations with China using the issue of Taiwan. Allowing US use of our facilities will drag us into this conflict which is not aligned with our national interests” — Bayan
Amazon’s squeeze will be stopped
For working people, the price of everything is going up. For everyone, the global temperature keeps rising. But instead of supporting its workers, communities and the planet, Amazon is squeezing every last drop it can. That’s why, today, they are coming together across 35 countries to Make Amazon Pay.
On Kamala Harris’s visit: The cost of US-PH ‘friendly’ relations
“The US imperialist government is no friend of ours. With its long history of colonization, waging wars of aggression and intervention, and engineering of policies that worsened the economic, political, and cultural lives of the Filipino people – it has never been an ally nor a partner.”
Land monopoly and climate crisis: A look at Asia
The people rising for climate justice necessitates the struggle to dismantle corporate monopoly control over land and resources and give humanity a fighting chance to survive and reverse the climate crisis.
COP27: Perspectives from the world’s poorest
Will this gathering of world leaders finally heed the demands of environmental defenders for genuine and systemic solutions to the climate crisis? Will the world’s biggest polluter be finally made accountable?
Repression for land and profits
Over the past five years, at least two people from rural communities have been killed weekly in the struggles against land grabs, based on estimates by the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PANAP). More than eight are arrested and detained weekly, and more than two are harassed or assaulted.
PH fishers say no to China’s fishing ban in West Philippine Sea
“The audacity of China to impose a fishing ban on the pretext of marine conservation when it is the one plundering our marine waters through its aggression.”
War and hunger: Ukraine crisis and food insecurity in Asia
The Ukraine conflict is compounding in a multitude of ways the already upward and alarming trajectory of overall food prices.
FAQ: The Russia-Ukraine conflict
While Russia did violate international law by attacking Ukraine, the responsibility of the US and NATO in creating the crisis should not be ignored. Just like the US-led invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq that led to tens of thousands of civilian deaths, NATO’s military expansion into Eastern Europe upturned the entire region and endangered civilian populations.