US-Arroyo Regime isolated by popular resistance and global condemnation

By ED LADERA

For the first time in Philippine history,the biggest Churches united tocondemn the Macapagal-Arroyogovernment. The Catholic Bishops’Conference of the Philippines (CBCP),the El Shaddai Movement, the Jesus isLord Movement, and the NationalCouncil of Churches in the Philippines(NCCP) called for a massive prayer-rallyon 17 December 2006. Even the usuallyconservative Iglesia ni Kristo (INK,Church of Christ) criticized the regime.The key issue they condemned was theArroyo regime’s scheme to change theconstitution (Cha-Cha) through aConstituent Assembly (Con-Ass).

    Read or download November – December 2006 issue of Liberation International…

    Also in this issue:

    Oppression and resistance of Filipino farm workers

    Reaping the fruits of agrarian revolution

    Agrarian revolution sweeps across the northern valley

    NDFP appeals for international support for disaster victims

    45 more firearms for the people’s army

    People’s right to resistance tackled in Beirut conference

    Brussels protesters denounce US-Arroyo political killings

    Hamas, Palestinian parties, reject Abbas early elections “coup d’état”

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