Tag Archives: Karapatan

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

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 […]

Melissa Roxas Returns to the Philippines to pursue case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2009 Contact: Rhonda Ramiro, 415-377-2599, secgen@bayanusa.org U.S. Citizen Abducted and Tortured by Suspected Philippine Military Agents RETURNS to the philippines to seek justice SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Melissa Roxas, a U.S. citizen abducted and tortured in the Philippines from May 19-25, left the United States today and traveled to the […]

Video: Melissa Roxas speaks at press conference

Melissa Roxas speaks at Press Conference from Anakbayan Seattle on Vimeo.

Melissa Roxas Speaks to the Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2009 Contact: Rhonda Ramiro, 415-377-2599, secgen@bayanusa.org U.S. Citizen Abducted and Tortured by Suspected Philippine Military Agents to Speak Publicly for First Time U.N. Day in Support of Torture Victims Marked with Press Conference by Torture Survivor Melissa Roxas What: Press Conference of Melissa Roxas, recent victim of abduction and torture […]

U.S.-Trained and Funded Philippine Military Implicated in Abduction and Torture of American Citizen

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2009   Reference: Rhonda Ramiro, Secretary General, BAYAN-USA, 415-377-2599, secgen@bayanusa.org   U.S.-Trained and Funded Philippine Military Implicated in Abduction and Torture of American Citizen Alliance of Filipino American Organizations Vows to Hold U.S. and Philippine Governments Accountable and Demands End to U.S. Taxpayer Support for Philippine Military   The […]

BAYAN-USA Condemns GRP’s Attempted Cover-Up of Abduction

For Immediate Release May 28, 2009 Reference: Rhonda Ramiro, Secretary-General, BAYAN USA, email: secgen@bayanusa.org STOP THE ARROYO GOV’T’S COVER-UP OF THE ABDUCTION OF ROXAS, CARABEO, & HANDOC! –BAYAN USA All efforts to cover up the truth must be stopped and exposed, starting with the removal of the Philippine Embassy’s latest post on its website. The […]

Philippine government trying to cover-up Fil-am abduction

News Release May 28, 2009 Philippine government trying to cover-up Fil-am abduction The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan condemned in the strongest terms the statement coming from the Philippine government and its Presidential Human Rights Commission on the circumstances of the abduction and eventually surfacing of Filipino-American activist Melissa Roxas and her companions Juanito Carabeo and John […]