Tag Archives: Torture

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 […]

FREE THE MORONG 43!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Reference:  Kuusela Hilo, Vice Chair of BAYAN-USA vc@bayanusa.org, (818) 395-9207 Los Angeles, California–Concerned leaders and human rights advocates representing various communities in Los Angeles sent a delegation to speak with California U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s office. They met with Senator Boxer’s office to deliver petitions signed by over […]

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. […]

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