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Mong Palatino · January, 2014

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, 2014

7 January 2014

Bibles Seized in Malaysia for Using ‘Allah’ to Refer to God

A Malaysian law banning non-Muslims from using the word Allah in religious publications was invoked by an agency when it confiscated 300 bibles in a Christian missionary office

4 January 2014

Opposition Rallies and Public Gatherings Now Banned in Cambodia

After the dispersal of striking workers in Cambodia, the government has banned Opposition rallies in the capital. Even the public gathering of two persons is now prohibited by the police.

3 January 2014

Police Open Fire on Striking Garment Workers in Cambodia

Cambodian police used live ammunition to disperse a strike by garment workers. It was described as the “worst state violence against civilians to hit Cambodia in fifteen years.”

2 January 2014

10 Vintage Photos That Take You Back to 1897 in Burma

We selected ten photos from the British Library Flickr photostream which provide an interesting glimpse of life in Burmese society during the late 19th century

1 January 2014

Malaysia’s New Year Protest Against Price Hikes

A New Year’s Eve party was turned into a protest event as thousands of Malaysians voiced their opposition to looming price hikes in several basic goods and services.

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