Monthly Archives: December 2010

Filipino graduate student from U.C. San Diego faces deportation: Sign a petition to grant him asylum NOW!

Mark Farrales fled to the United States with his family to seek political asylum after the life of Mark’s father, a prominent lawyer who spoke out against government corruption, was threatened by two gunshots to the head in 1990. Mark Farrales’ father, Jaime, had just announced a bid for congress during that time. Mark was […]

Freedom for the 43 is a Welcome Holiday Gift & Victory for the People

News Statement December 17, 2010 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org Freedom for the 43 is a Welcome Holiday Gift & Victory for the People—BAYAN-USA The US Chapter of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, or BAYAN-USA, an alliance of 14 Filipino organizations across the US, congratulates and welcomes back the formerly detained health workers who […]

Credit Goes to People’s Struggle, Not a President’s Benevolence, for Withdrawal of Charges Against Morong 43

News Statement December 10, 2010 Reference: Yoko Liriano, Coordinator, NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines, email: nychrp@gmail.com Credit Goes to People’s Struggle, Not a President’s Benevolence, for Withdrawal of Charges Against Morong 43 The New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) welcomes the recent order from Philippine President Benigno “P-Noy” […]

VIDEOs: No To Education Budget Cuts!

Filipina/o American Youth & Students Stand in Solidarity with the December 1 Nationwide Student Protest in the Philippines Against Education Budget Cuts Reference: Ryan Leano, Secretary General, SanDiwa National Alliance of Fil-Am Youth Email: sandiwa.national@gmail.com November 28, 2010 In the past days the Philippines has seen numerous class walkouts and campus strikes as thousands of […]