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Filipino solidarity activists call for genuine peace and democratization in Burma (tags)
Manila, Philippines – One hundred (100) solidarity activists belonging to the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBCP) today held a symbolic action in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to press for Burmese people’s demands in the second day of Burmese President Thein Sein’s visit to the Philippines. An open letter addressed to President Thein Sein and President Benigno Aquino III was handed over to the representatives of the DFA, to urge the two ASEAN leaders to include in their ongoing bilateral agenda the urgent need to uphold and advance Burma’s (Myanmar) transition to real peace and democracy now.
Our Proposal for Changing the System and not the Climate (tags)
The capitalist system has exploited and abused nature, pushing the planet to its limits, so much so that the system has accelerated dangerous and fundamental changes in the climate.
Filipino Women March against US Military Expansion in the Philippines and the Pacific (tags)
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2012, we, Filipino women declare in strongest terms possible, our opposition not only to increased presence but to U.S. military presence per se on Philippine soil.
World March of Women in the Philippines (tags)
Today, women in the Philippines and all over the world gather in different places and spaces to show our collective strength and make our collective voice heard as we speak out our sufferings, challenges, triumphs and aspirations. Our voices are joined together as we resist the abuses and marginalization wrought upon us by economic policies that discriminate against giving women productive employment, just wages and benefits at the workplace, and opportunities for livelihood and income; by societies that allow, or even promote, violence to be committed against women with impunity; by governments and public institutions that turn a blind eye to the human rights of women.
The Alliance-Philippines Calls to FREE Aung San Suu Kyi! FREE BURMA! (tags)
The AJLPP as a part of the US based Free Burma Coalition in Los Angeles urged all freedom loving people of the world to step up pressure on Burma to free Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners so they could participate in this year’s election. “Make Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th birthday her happiest ever by setting her free. She has been imprisoned for 15 years by the military junta who killed his father and now made her a prisoner for almost 15 years.” The AJLPP added.
Repression in Thailand (tags)
A new Asian dictatorship?
ACTION ALERT: Tell Pottery Barn No to Sourcing from Burma! (tags)
Please call 1-800-922-9934 and tell the Pottery Barn to stop selling merchandise made in Burma. Email Pottery Barn on their website to tell them you will be boycotting them until they stop sourcing from Burma at http://www.potterybarn.com/cs/index.cfm?sect=emailus&src=hme