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Mong Palatino · February, 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 February, 2013

22 February 2013

Indonesia’s New Law on Mass Organizations Ignites Protest

The Indonesian Parliament is set to approve a bill that would amend the law governing mass organizations but human rights groups and experts have warned against its repressive provisions.

18 February 2013

Australian Senator Deported for ‘Interfering’ in Malaysian Politics

Australian senator Nick Xenophon was detained for 15 hours at the Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia before being deported after he was accused of being an ‘enemy of the state.’...

Indonesia's Bill on Mass Organizations

6 February 2013

Levitating Around Singapore

Jayden Tan and Jeff Cheong have been ‘levitating’ around Singapore and they are even teaching students about the secrets of levitation photography. Their project has been gaining attention in Singapore...

5 February 2013

Somyot Case Ignites Lese Majeste Debate in Thailand

Activist Somyot Prueksakasemsuk was found guilty by the Bangkok Criminal Court of violating the Lese Majeste (anti-royal insult) law. As editor of the Voice of Taksin magazine, Somyot was slapped...

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