Tag: Philippines

Philippines: Global Day of Action

November 30th was a global day of action in the Philippines. The global trade union movement showed its solidarity with trade unionists and other activists fighting for human rights and democracy in a country that has both been at risk since the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016. Despite severe COVID-19 restrictions, trade unions […]

The Philippines: Unionism is not terrorism

Trade union and other leaders and activists from the Philippines recounted stories of repression in the Philippines in a Council of Global Unions (CGU) Webinar on the Quest for Justice held on 23 November. Vivid accounts were given of killings, threats and intimidation, red-tagging, and police abuses across private and public sectors. Labelling somebody as […]