Unionist murdered in Philippines

We condemn in the strongest terms the killing of Edward Panganiban, a labor leader in the Southern Tagalog region. He was trying to catch a ride to work when he was gunned down by motorcycle-riding men at 5:20 pm, in Barangay Caingin, Sta. Rosa, Laguna last June 3. He died on the spot, sustaining 12 gunshot wounds in his body. Full story here.

The Philippines Australia Solidarity Association is holding a forum on the Philippines elections and activism at 6pm on the 16th Juy, 2010 in the Bella Union Bar, Trades Hall, Lygon Street, Carlton