Filipino Protesters Burn Effigy of Barack Obama

Filipino Protesters Burn Effigy of Barack Obama to Protest New Defense Deal“No-bama, no bases, no war,” chanted an angry crowd of protesters in Manila Monday, infuriated by a ten-year defense deal in which the United States promised support for the Filipino army in the event of any dispute with the country’s neighbors growing violent. According to NBC News , the […]

The activists, many members of the Philippines’ left wing political party, also threw rotten tomatoes and eggs at the effigies before they were burned, according to the Philippine Star. Opponents believe, the report continues, that significant US military presence in the country violates provisions of the Filipino Constitution.

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