Tag Archives: Visiting Forces Agreement

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 […]

SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS: END U.S. MILITARY AID TO PHILIPPINE GOVERNEMENT

Thank you for making calls to the office of Senator Barbara Boxer–our calls are working! Now, Boxer’s office is asking for one more thing: letters.  Lots of them.  from as many ORGANIZATIONS as possible.  The letters will help them argue for cutting off military aid to the Philippines and requiring the Phil government’s compliance with […]

Top 10 Reasons Filipinos in the US Should Say No to Arroyo’s Cha-Cha!

Top 10 Reasons Filipinos in the US Should Say No to Arroyo’s Cha-Cha! By BAYAN USA 10.  It would allow foreign entities, including multi-national corporations, to own residential, commercial, and industrial lands without any restrictions.  9. It would allow foreign entities, including multi-national corporations, to exploit and plunder the Philippines rich natural resources, including gold, […]

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 […]

10 Years Too Long, 200 People Too Many

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2009 Reference: Rhonda Ramiro, 415-377-2599, secgen@bayanusa.org, http://www.bayanusa.org 10 Years Too Long, 200 People Too Many: Filipinos Across the U.S. Call for the Termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement and Justice for the Disappeared In the wake of the abduction of Filipino American human rights advocate and health worker Melissa Roxas […]