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Philippines: Anti-Obama protesters in Manila burn US a flag

Philippines, Manial
April 29, 2014 at 05:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

Philippines: Anti-Obama protesters in Manila burn US a flag

Protesters in Manila burnt a US flag during anti-US protests held in central Manila, Tuesday, as US president Barack Obama wrapped up his trip to the Philippines.

The protesters wielded banners accusing the US of imperialist actions, and held placards critical of the US government and Obama. The US president recently inked an Agreement on Enhanced Defence Cooperation, allowing American troops to have access to military bases in the country for the next decade.

The protest was co-organised by Bayan, part of the International League of Peoples' Struggles, who released a statement earlier in April referring to the US as a "rapist."

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Philippines: Anti-Obama protesters in Manila burn US a flag

Protesters in Manila burnt a US flag during anti-US protests held in central Manila, Tuesday, as US president Barack Obama wrapped up his trip to the Philippines.

The protesters wielded banners accusing the US of imperialist actions, and held placards critical of the US government and Obama. The US president recently inked an Agreement on Enhanced Defence Cooperation, allowing American troops to have access to military bases in the country for the next decade.

The protest was co-organised by Bayan, part of the International League of Peoples' Struggles, who released a statement earlier in April referring to the US as a "rapist."

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