June 19, 2012 - 13:35 -

Migration and Overseas [email protected][1] by Niklas Reese Close to eleven million [email protected] across more than a hundred countries around the globe—that was the picture of Philippine outmigration at the end of 2009. This figure represents more than ten percent of

The Maguindanao Massacre: impunity rears its ugly head by Lennart Niemela, M.A., Asian studies, Lund University

February 8, 2010 - 09:11 -

The Maguindanao province, located
on Mindanao island in Southern Philippines, made headlines in international
media on November 23, 2009, when a convoy on the way to an election office was
held en route by armed men and 57 people were brutally killed. The governor of
the province, Andal Ampatuan, is pointed out as the prime suspect for the