Duterte Extends Martial Law in Mindanao, U.S. Senator Merkley Voices Support for National Campaign to Stop Killings in the Philippines

Members of the newly formed ICHRP-US approved a “unity statement” of the 100 participants present. The closing sentences read: “Our gathering is a testament to the growing movement in the U.S. to defend human rights and end all forms of US military aid and support for fascism in the Philippines.  We resolve, as ICHRP-US, that for EVERY spike in human rights violations, so will we strengthen our efforts across the country to stop the killings and end all forms of fascist attacks against the Filipino people.”

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BAYAN-USA Condemns US Threat of Airstrikes in the Philippines

BAYAN-USA Condemns US Threat of Airstrikes in the Philippines

Yesterday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with President Duterte announcing continued U.S. military and intelligence support to the Philippines. The Pentagon is considering airstrikes on the people of Marawi, Philippines under the guise of waging the “war on terror” and preventing ISIS militants from establishing the Philippines as a launchpad for the spread of terrorism in Southeast Asia

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