Category Human Rights

In Solidarity with the People of Palestine

Anakbayan-USA Stands in Solidarity with the Palestinian People Against Israel’s Continuing Campaign of Genocide FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reference: Yves Nibungco Chairperson, Anakbayan-USA chair@anakbayanusa.org Anakbayan-USA strongly condemns the recent military campaign of the settler-colonial state of Israel against the Palestinian people. We stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people as they uphold their right to self-determination […]

FILIPINO AMERICANS PARTICIPATE IN WEEK OF ACTIONS AGAINST US-LED TPPA

Press Release July 8, 2012 Reference:  Theresa Jaranilla, BAYAN-USA Southern California Regional Coordinator, sc@bayanusa.org FILIPINO AMERICANS PARTICIPATE IN WEEK OF ACTIONS AGAINST US-LED TPPA On July 2-10, leaders of the Pacific Rim hold 13th round of negotiations for the secret US-led free trade agreement, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) “Obama’s push for the […]

BAYAN-USA Statement: Obama, NDAA

News Statement January 2, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org NDAA WILL NOT QUELL THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF DISSENT AS GLOBAL CRISIS ENSUES– BAYAN USA Filipino-Americans across the US, under the banner of BAYAN USA, and their supporters condemn the last minute moves by President Barack Obama to railroad the signing of the National […]

ABSD X OSD

FROM MIND TO MASSES by Ivan Penetrante All poems are broken poems unless they are kiss or a raised fist For Something, Someone, A cause So the slogan better be worth something so that poems can be worth something, But don’t worry I hear you and I love what you say I love those words […]

International Day of the Disappeared

STOP ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES NOW! JUSTICE FOR ALL VICTIMS OF ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES!   Amnesty International USA article: Remember the Disappeared in the Philippines

Justice for Melissa Press Conference, Los Angeles

MEDIA ADVISORY August 22, 2011 Contact: Kuusela Hilo Justice for Melissa Roxas Campaign Email: info@justiceformelissa.org Website: http://www.justiceformelissa.org What: Justice for Melissa Press Conference; Appeal to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture. Where: Immanuel Presbyterian Church 3300 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90010 When: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6 PM – 7 PM *** PHOTO OPPORTUNITY *** […]

CHR Resolution Protects Torturers, Torments Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reference: Rhonda Ramiro, BAYAN-USA Secretary General, secgen@bayanusa.org (photo via pinoyherald.org) CHR Resolution Protects Torturers, Torments Victims “This is a cover-up,” stated BAYAN-USA Chair Bernadette Ellorin in response to the release of a Resolution by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) on the case of the abduction and torture of […]

BAYAN USA Stands in Solidarity with Wisconsin Workers, Supports Call for General Strike

News Statement March 11, 2011 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org, url: http://www.bayanusa.org BAYAN USA Stands in Solidarity with Wisconsin Workers, Supports Call for General Strike The unremitting campaign of the Wisconsin State legislature to illegally railroad the wildly unpopular budget bill proposed by Governor Scott Walker is being confronted head-on by a […]

Filipino-American Youth and Students Stand in Solidarity with Kilusang Mayo Uno and the Filipino Working Class

Filipino-American Youth and Students Stand in Solidarity with Kilusang Mayo Uno and the Filipino Working Class On the occasion of Kilusang Mayo Uno’s 10th National Congress, we Filipino-American youth and students proclaim our solidarity with the struggle of the working class in the Philippines and throughout the world. We applaud Kilusang Mayo Uno’s genuine, militant […]

BAYAN USA Celebrates 100 Years of Women in the People’s Struggle

News Statement March 8, 2011 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org, url: http://www.bayanusa.org BAYAN USA Celebrates 100 Years of Women in the People’s Struggle On this centennial anniversary of International Women’s Day, BAYAN USA, an alliance of 14 Filipino organizations in the United States, salutes all the women on the frontlines of national […]