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Int’l rural peoples movement slams Widodo’s Bali crackdown

“This is deplorable! Despite all the rhetoric of inclusivity and investing in human capital, the Widodo government and the IMF-WB have continued to attack our conference. Why is Widodo so adamant to stifle dissent? This government so afraid of its farmers and fishers airing their grievances on the massive land and resource grabbing to the world,” said Roy Anunciacion, PCFS global secretariat.

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Peoples’ Global Conference Statement on Bali Ban on Political Activities for IMF-WB Meeting

We demand the Indonesian authorities and the IMF-WB to respect the people’s right – to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly, and meaningful participation in the development process. We expect the local security forces to remain true to their commitment to respect our assertion to hold the Peoples’ Global Conference at Radio Republik Indonesia, in Denpasar, Bali on October 8 – 14.

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People’s Global Conference Against IMF-World Bank | 12-14 October 2018 | Bali, Indonesia

With the theme of “Reclaim our rights and future: Fight corporate takeover of development” the Conference will delve into the different ways resources, economies, and global rulemaking are captured and monopolized by a few wealthy and powerful nations and their transnational corporations, and how these have impacted the lives and future of the peoples’ of the global South. It will seek to find commonalities in sectors’ struggles against international financial institutions and come up with plans of action to help strengthen solidarities.

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Address the root causes of famine and war!

The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) unites with the farmers, farm workers, fisherfolks and peoples of the world in marking World Food Day 2017 with protests and various forms of collective action. PCFS, an alliance of grassroots organizations of […]

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