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Asia Pacific Currents

Union activists killed in the Philippines

April 13, 2013
| Labour news from the Asia-Pacific region and an interview with Tess Dioquino, vice-chairperson for international affairs with the KMU, about the killing of Filipino trade union activists.
Length: 30:49 minutes (14.11 MB)
Journalists for Human Rights

jhr Rights Report #10: Censorship in paradise

November 18, 2011
| The jhr Rights Report goes global to look at censorship in countries around the world. This edition speaks to Reporters Without Borders about their Censorship Paradise campaign.
Length: 15:11 minutes (6.96 MB)
Journalists for Human Rights

jhr Rights Radio: International Day to End Impunity

November 16, 2011
| jhr Asia correspondent Justine Yu reports from the Philippines about the November 23 campaign International Day to End Impunity.
Length: 03:05 minutes (1.43 MB)
The F Word

Filipino women speak out about the Live-in Caregiver Program in Canada

November 9, 2011
| Ellie Gordon-Moershel speaks with Joy Sioson of the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario about the legacy of the Live-in Caregiver Program.
Length: 38:06
People's Health Radio

Social and structural determinants of health in the Philippines

September 1, 2011
| Martha and Aiyanas, recently returned from 6 weeks in the Philippines, reflect on how the people's movement is addressing both the social and structural determinants of health.
Length: 59:32
People's Health Radio

Health and human rights in the Philippines

June 30, 2011
| We revisit the story of the Morong 43, a group of 43 community health workers detained by the Philippine government from February to December of 2010.
Length: 59:06
People's Health Radio

Globalization and Health

May 18, 2011
| An exploration of the impacts of 'globalization' on people's health and community based responses, the case of the Philippines is highlighted.
Length: 1:00:24

The reasons behind my expulsion from Seoul G20

Paul Quintos is the international policy officer of the Filipino think-tank the IBON Foundation. He and at least seven other activists from the Philippines were detained and deported by immigration officials at Seoul Incheon Airport prior to the start of the Seoul G20 conference. This is the address he sent after his expulsion to delegates who were attending an IBON-sponsored conference on Charting Alternatives for the Global Economy

First of all, I would like to express my deep regret that I am unable to join you today in Korea.



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Migrant Matters

Philippine elections 2010: Voting amid violence and corruption

August 28, 2010
| An overview of the widespread politcal repression going on throughout the Philippines during the time leading up to the May 2010 general elections.
Length: 38:01
Migrant Matters

Observing elections in the Philippines

August 18, 2010
| International election observer, Stefan Christoff, speaks about Philippine state repression on election day.
Length: 32:51
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