Tag Archives: Melissa Roxas

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Press Statement July 31, 2009 References: Katrina Abarcar, Katarungan: Center for Peace, Justice, and Human Rights in the Philippines, email: katarungan@comcast.net; Peter Arvin Jabido, NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP), email: nychrp@gmail.com Filipino-American Rights Groups Disappointed in Obama for Standing with Leader on Wrong Side of History See Related Photos: http://www.katarungan-dc.org/gma-white-house-visit-picket-and-vigil/ US-based […]

VIDEO: I Am Melissa Roxas

I Am Melissa Roxas from pele pino on Vimeo. bayanusa.org justiceformelissa.org

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.

References to Melissa Roxas’ press conference

Bulatlat – Audio Slideshow: In Emotional Presser, Melissa Roxas Vows to Pursue Justice Arkibong Bayan – Photo stills of live internet TV broadcast by Habi Arts in Los Angeles @HabiArts (Twitter) – Press conference mini-transcript Related links/sources: BAYAN-Philippines, USA Habi Arts – Facebook, Facebook group, Myspace Karapatan