Category Philippines

URGENT Appeal for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Friends, Family, Community: Please consider donating to a trustworthy organization such as the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON).  100% of donations will go directly to the most affected communities. In San Diego, on Tuesday November 12, 2013 6-8pm, join Anakbayan San Diego and Happy Helpers San Diego at Ritual Kitchen & Beer Garden (4095 […]

US OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES! US OUT OF ASIA-PACIFIC!

News Statement February 1, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org US OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES! US OUT OF ASIA-PACIFIC!– BAYAN USA Aquino Aligns with US Military Build-Up in Asia-Pacific, a Threat to Peace in the Region Filipino-Americans across the US, under the banner of BAYAN USA, express condemnation and disgust over the efforts […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fil-Am Youth Condemn 2011 Balikatan Exercises, Call to Junk the VFA

April 5, 2011 General Statement Fil-Am Youth Condemn 2011 Balikatan Exercises, Call to Junk the VFA We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the Balikatan joint US-RP military exercises currently being held in the Philippines. This shameless act, committed by the US and Philippine governments, only deepens the relentless suffering that the Filipino and American […]

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 6TH ANNIVERSARY

BAYAN USA

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 […]