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Philippines murder highlights the threat facing trade unionists

Asian Labour Review

Filipino workers and trade unionists are still in shock following the murder of labour leader Florencio ?Bong? Romano on 8 March. The 63-year-old was an organiser for the National Coalition for the Protection of Workers’ Rights, an affiliate of the Kilusang Mayo Uno (May 1st Movement, or KMU) trade union at the food manufacturing firm RFM in Laguna, south of capital Manila. Romano was found dead in Batangas City, also south of Manila, with a single bullet wound to the chest.


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