Philippines: Police van runs over anti-US protesters



Demonstrators and officers clash outside Washington’s embassy
SEVERAL Filipinos were taken to hospital yesterday after a police van ran them over at an anti-US protest outside Washington’s embassy in Manila. 
Some 1,000 protesters of the umbrella group Bayan and Sandugo, a newly-formed alliance of national minorities, gathered by the embassy to demand an end to all US troop visits to the country. 
Riot police used tear gas and arrested at least 23 protesters who broke through their lines to hurl red paint at the officers and a US government seal at the start of the rally at the embassy... read more

 
20 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 36
Source: Morning Star
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