Mong Palatino

Blogging about the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific since 2004


@mongster is a Manila-based activist, former Philippine legislator, and blogger/analyst of Asia-Pacific affairs.

Archive for June, 2020

August 2019: News blackout and rising repression in Kashmir and West Papua. Read more September 2019: September strikes: Climate actions, student protests, and landmark court rulings. Read more October 2019: Protests condemn communications blackout, police violence, and government secrecy laws. Read more.

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Published by Bayan Metro Manila Bayan Metro Manila calls for the urgent release of political prisoners as a humane response to save lives and contain the spread of COVID-19. The country’s jails are notorious for being congested which makes social and physical distancing difficult to implement. The conditions in city jails have deteriorated over the […]

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