Karlo Mongaya · April, 2012

Latest posts by Karlo Mongaya from April, 2012

Philippines: Demolition of Urban Poor Village Sparks Indignation

  28 April 2012

At least one person was killed and scores were injured after police forces fired on protesting residents of Silverio Compound in Paranaque City, south of Manila, who were defending their homes from being demolished. The violent demolition has sparked a wave of indignation online.

Philippines: Counterinsurgency Primer

  28 April 2012

Karapatan, an alliance working for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines, uploaded a PDF copy of its comic book entitled Oplan Bayanihan for Beginners. The book is an introduction to Oplan Bayanihan, the government's counterinsurgency campaign which is being linked by human rights advocates to the...

US War Drones in the Philippines

  9 April 2012

A Radical's Nut looks at how US war drones or “unmanned aerial assault crafts” violates Philippine sovereignty and endanger the lives of ordinary Filipino civilians.