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Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Rallying to Return

Hattip to Mr Minority.

Rallying to Return Riot police in the Philippines were called to the country's presidential palace today where more than 200 Filipinos protested the situation in Iraq. This after 3,000 Filipinos marched last week.

Thing is, Filipinos weren't protesting to stay out of Iraq. They were protesting to go back in. Last month, after one of its workers was taken hostage, the Filipino government withdrew its forces and banned citizens from going to Iraq.

But now Filipinos are demanding their government lift the ban, saying there are job opportunities in Iraq and, “Your concern for us is highly appreciated

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