Monthly Archives: June 2009

Philippines: Revolutionary Option

Story Location: http://www.bworldonline.com/BW062609/content.php?id=143 Philippines: Revolutionary option “Whether one sympathizes with it or not, the fact is that this revolutionary movement is present and exerts significant political influence. It continues to challenge the ruling system and regime in power at every … Continue reading

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Melissa Roxas Tells Her Story of Abduction and Torture

This past Saturday a press conference was held in Los Angeles, CA to address the recent abduction of Melissa Roxas, a member of Habi Arts- LA & BAYAN-USA, by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). For the first time, … Continue reading

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LFS Music Break! “MJ Medley” by MissCarolinexoxo

It has been a while since we’ve done this. but like the rest of the world, LFS’ members were struck by the news of Michael Jackson’s death. While we recognize the controversy that surrounded him and his music career, one … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Help End Torture, Cut US Aid to the Philippines!

(From our good friends at New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines) **** URGENT ACTION ALERT **** SIGN THE EMERGENCY ONLINE PETITION<<<<<<<<<<< * STAND AGAINST TORTURE ON JUNE 26, THE UN INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF … Continue reading

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VEC Fundraiser at POLENG!

Need a night to relax and have fun?! Come out and Support the…. Veterans Equity Center (VEC) Fundraiser at Poleng Lounge Tuesday, June 30th 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. 1751 Fulton St. San Francisco CA 18+ Event $5 All night! … Continue reading

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GABRIELA-USA Demands Justice for Melissa Roxas and Victims of Torture and State Repression

For Immediate Release June 26, 2009 Reference: Raquel Redondiez, Chairperson, GABRIELA USA, gabrielawomen@gmail.com, 415-244-9734 GABRIELA-USA Demands Justice for Melissa Roxas and Victims of Torture and State Repression In 1987, the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment … Continue reading

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Philippine Congressman Lorenzo “Erin” Tanada III on Philippine Independence

“Sa Paglaya: An Evening of Culture Challenging the Notion of Philippine Independence” New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) Speech delivered by Rep. LORENZO R. TAÑADA, III Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Human Rights June 13, … Continue reading

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