Posts by tag: RP-US Visiting Forces Agreement

8 years ago

GAGGED

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Activists of the women’s group Gabriela gagged their mouths to symbolize the Aquino administration’s policies that sell out women’s rights with the proposed Access Agreement to allow the return of US bases in the country.(davaotoday.com photo by Ace Morandante)

8 years ago

Today’s View: A Case of Molesting a Precious Jewel

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by DON PAGUSARA
Davao Today

It is regrettable that the US commits this show of disregard to our sovereign rights — a treatment that ill-deserves the little brown brother’s loyal deference to the Big Brother.  To be sure, it is another act of insensitivity — or is it a willful disrespect? — that smears the colors of the emblem of equality among nations and races around the globe. At worst, it smacks of superpower arrogance.