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How we're helping the Philippines in its dirty war

16 Sep 2008
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As the Philippine Government kills and displaces its Muslim population on Mindanao, Peter Sales looks at how Australia is making the situation worse, asking,

"Why do we provide assistance to the ruthless, coup-prone Armed Forces of the Philippines and bring scores of their officers to Australia for training? Australian taxpayers' money goes towards financing a reprehensible military machine which Australian companies such as Sagittarius Mines, Oceana Gold, and others employ to protect their own rapacious concerns throughout Mindanao."

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2008
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