Amee Chew

Amee Chew

Amee Chew has a Ph.D. in American Studies & Ethnicity and is a Mellon-ACLS Public Fellow.

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A street under quarantine in Iriga City, Philippines (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Friday, May 15, 2020
Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines
On April 30, the U.S. State Department announced two pending arms sales to the Philippines totaling nearly $2 billion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, and General Electric are the main weapons manufacturers contracted to profit from the deal. Following this announcement, a 30-day window...
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Protestors demonstrate against drug war killings outside the Philippine consulate in New York. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Monday, April 08, 2019
It’s Time to End U.S. Military Aid to the Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody “War on Drugs” has now claimed over 27,000 lives — almost all poor and indigent people, including children, summarily executed by police or vigilantes. Over 140,000 pre-trial detainees are being held in overcrowded Philippine prisons, many on trumped up...
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