ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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THE PHILIPPINES-Covenant of Freedom

Covenant of 'Freedom' Ajit Roy THERE was a report in a Bangkok daily towards the end of August about the resurfacing of the 'old politicians' in Manila, A long Reuter despatch from Manila said that more than 70 members of various opposition groups in the Philippines had launched a 'National Covenant of Freedom' with the aim of "the immediate and absolute termination of the Marcos dictatorship". The covenant, released by the leaders of the old Liberal Party and disaffected elements from Marcos' own Nacionaliste Party at a posh Manila club, also voiced the demand for "protection of our country and people from all forms of foreign domination".

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