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[INFOGRAPHIC] In Defense of Investments: US Hegemony in Asia Pacific

July 4, 2020

American independence has been based on the enslavement of Native Americans and peoples of color domestically; the primacy of neoliberal globalization clothed with the tenets of liberal democracy; and, its foreign policy of imposing unfair trade relations and flexing its military power to maintain global hegemony. The rise of US military dominance after World War […]

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APRN vehemently denounces the Duterte government’s shutdown of ABS-CBN

May 7, 2020

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) vehemently denounces the Duterte government’s shutdown of ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ top broadcasting station, which has been in existence for 74 years. While it is a corporate entity, ABS-CBN has been providing information and commentary that do not conform to those promoted by the government, especially about issues widely seen […]

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[Infographic] Human rights violations in Asia amid the pandemic

April 30, 2020

Since the unprecedented lockdowns precipitated by the efforts to stop the spread of CoVID-19, governments have passed draconian laws restricting not only movement but also freedom of information. Worse, these laws are being used as a pre-text to silence and arrest regime critics. APRN believes that people’s rights should remain the fulcrum of pandemic response. […]

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Protect the frontliners; remember the fallen workers

April 28, 2020

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) joins the global solidarity to commemorate the workers who have been killed, disabled, maimed, injured, and made unwell due to lack of safety measures in workplaces. “We mourn for the workers who have been subjected to poor and hazardous working conditions. Tragedies in workplaces continue to soar for years […]

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