Tag Archives: Human Rights Violations

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 […]

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

San Diego May 1st Coalition Vehemently Condemns the recent killings by Border Patrol Forces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2010 Reference: Ivan Penetrante, San Diego May 1st Coalition igpene@gmail.com Phone: (619) 370-1296 San Diego May 1st Coalition Vehemently Condemns the recent killings by Border Patrol Forces Progressive Coalition Joins the Call in Demanding Justice for Anastasio Hernandez Rojas and Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereka This Saturday, June 26 at 1pm […]