Philippines

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Protesters in Manila burn a homemade U.S. flag following the killing of transgender woman Jennifer Laude by U.S. Marine Scott Pemberton on October 11, 2014. (Photo: J. Gerard Seguia/Pacific Press/Getty Images)
Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton was found guilty of homicide and sentenced in December 2015 to 10 years in prison for strangling and drowning 26-year-old Jennifer Laude to death in an Olongapo hotel.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
At least 212 eco-defenders were murdered around the world last year, according to a new annual report. (Image: Global Witness)
"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #...
Jon Queally & Andrea Germanos, staff writers
U.S. Apache attack helicopters are one of the main weapons headed to the Philippines if the sale is not stopped. (Photo: DoD/Public domain)
"The U.S. should not be selling advanced military systems to an abusive,...