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Day of Action: Junk the VFA, Justice for the Abducted

**Please forward widely** DAY OF ACTION AGAINST THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT 10 years of the VFA = 10 years of military occupation, abductions, and rape Wednesday, May 27, 2009 PROTEST and Meeting with the Philippine Consulate General 3:30pm @ the Philippine … Continue reading

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GABRIELA USA Denounces US-Philippine Collusion in the Acquittal of a High-Profile Military Rape Case

For Immediate Release April 23, 2009 Reference: Raquel Redondiez, Chair, GABRIELA USA, 415-244-9734 GABRIELA USA Denounces US-Philippine Collusion in the Acquittal of a High-Profile Military Rape Case Filipina-Americans in the United States express our disgust and anger at the news … Continue reading

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SMITH ACQUITTAL A COLLABORATIVE MANEUVER BY ARROYO & US GOV’T TO PROTECT VFA

RP court acquits US Marine convicted of raping Filipina MANILA, Philippines – Lance Cpl. Daniel Smith, the American who was earlier convicted by a lower court of raping a Filipina in Subic, was acquitted by the Court of Appeals (CA). … Continue reading

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Need some JUFRAN on that blog?

Every Spring, LFS has a peer mentorship program called “JUFRAN“, which stands for Journey to Understand Forgotten Reasons to Act Now. This semester-long program helps integrate interns into the different issues, politics, and community work that LFS is involved in. … Continue reading

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On Tax Day: Cancel the $400 Million Payment of U.S. Tax Dollars for Human Rights Violations

**Please forward widely** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2009 Reference: Rhonda Ramiro, Secretary General, secgen@bayanusa.org On Tax Day: Cancel the $400 Million Payment of U.S. Tax Dollars for Human Rights Violations Filipino Alliance in the U.S. Calls for End to … Continue reading

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Can Filipino Women Survive the Deluge? Freedom of Fear

Can Filipino Women Survive the Deluge? from ULAT LILA publications created by Center for Women Research in the Philippines Now, more than ever, the issue of security among the Filipino women are at stake.  The basic rights of freedom from … Continue reading

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