Tag Archives: Enforced Disappearances

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 […]

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” […]

DUKOT U.S. TOUR SAN DIEGO: “A GOOD WAKE UP CALL”

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, September 21, 2010 Eugene Gambol and Ivan Penetrante, anakbayansd@gmail.com DUKOT U.S. TOUR SAN DIEGO: “A GOOD WAKE UP CALL” On the evening of September 18, 2010 over one hundred community members of San Diego gathered at the Centro Cultural de la Raza of San Diego to view the controversial and thought provoking […]

ANAKBAYAN SAN DIEGO PRESENTS: “DUKOT” (desaparecidos/disappeared): A Film Screening

ANAKBAYAN SAN DIEGO PRESENTS: “DUKOT” (desaparecidos/disappeared): A Film Screening Date: Saturday, September 18, 2010 Time: 6-9pm Location: Centro Cultural de la Raza 2004 Park Blvd San Diego, CA Price: $10 Pre-Sale (ends 9/17) / $12 at Door Ticket presale info below Part of the proceeds from this event will be donated to a human rights […]

On the third year of Jonas’ abduction

Press Release: April 27, 2010 Reference: Edita Burgos (09177476131) Lorena Santos (09294414270) On the 3rd year commemoration of Jonas’ abduction and disappearance Mrs. Edith Burgos: What can the Presidentiables do for Jonas Burgos and the human rights situation in the Philippines? “Today, April 28, 2010, I dare all presidential candidates to make a stand on […]

U.S. Congress Withholds Military Aid to RP

U.S. Congress Withholds Military Aid to the Philippines Due to Human Rights Abuses Published on November 5, 2009 By RONALYN OLEA Human Rights Watch Bulatlat.com The United States Congress has withheld the US$2-million military aid to the Philippines in 2010 due to human rights concerns. The US House of Representatives recently adopted House Resolution 3081 […]

Remembering Martial Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2009 Reference: Rhonda Ramiro, BAYAN-USA Secretary General, secgen@bayanusa.org On 37th Anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law: BAYAN-USA Condemns Century-Old Tradition of U.S. Support for Philippine Puppet Leaders and Dictators On the 37th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in the Philippines, BAYAN-USA called on the administration of President […]

Bayan welcomes positive portions of CA decision in Melissa Roxas’ petition for writ of amparo

Press Statement August 27, 2009 Reference: Renato M. Reyes, Jr. Bayan welcomes positive portions of CA decision in Melissa Roxas’ petition for writ of amparo The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan welcomes the positive findings and decisions of the Court of Appeals in relation to the petition for a writ of amparo by our colleague Melissa Roxas. […]