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Mong Palatino · January, 2013

activist and two-term member of the philippine house of representatives. blogging since 2004 at mongster's nest. joined global voices in 2006.

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Latest posts by Mong Palatino from January, 2013

16 January 2013

Laos: Where is Sombath Somphone?

Sombath Somphone, a development economist and educator from Laos, was last seen on December 15, 2012. A month after his mysterious disappearance, his friends and supporters from around the world...

12 January 2013

Long Prison Terms for ‘Dissident’ Vietnam Bloggers

Vietnam convicted 14 Vietnamese bloggers and human rights defenders for participating in “activities aimed at overthrowing the people's administration.” The activists were given long prison terms which range from 3...

Why is Vietnam an S-Shaped Country?

9 January 2013

Delhi Rape Case Sparks Death Penalty Debate in Singapore

Many Singaporeans expressed grief over the death of the Delhi rape victim who came to be known as Amanat in the world. The tragic death of Amanat in a Singapore...

4 January 2013

Myanmar: 2012, the Year of Protests

Aung San Suu Kyi’s election victory, the reported persecution of the Rohingya people and President Barack Obama’s state visit were probably what the international community remembered about Myanmar in 2012....

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