“E-Martial Law is 21st Century Fascism!” –BAYAN USA

News Release October 2, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, chair@bayanusa.org Filipino-Americans Show Vigilance Over Cybercrime Law in the Philippines The Philippine government has enacted the Cybercrime Prevention Law, a piece of legislation aimed to regulate unlawful internet use. Nicknamed E-Martial Law by human rights advocates, this law has been deemed a broad instrument […]

NY Human Rights Group Speaks Out Against Cybercrime Prevention Act in the Philippines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2012 Reference: Hanalei Ramos NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines Email: nychrp@gmail.com New York, NY – The New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP), a community-based education and advocacy group, called the recent Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, also known as the Republic Act (RA) No. […]

BAYAN USA Stands in Solidarity with OWS, Chicago Teachers Strike, & All Efforts to Build People Power!

NEWS STATEMENT September 17, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin Chairperson, BAYAN USA Email: chair@bayanusa.org On the 1st anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, Filipino-Americans under the banner of BAYAN USA salute and stand in solidarity with all groups in the United States who are organizing against increasing economic inequality and mobilizing in the streets. […]

“President Aquino, Stop Blaming the Poor For Their Plight!”—BAYAN-USA

Press Release August 22, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN-USA, chair@bayanusa.org “President Aquino, Stop Blaming the Poor For Their Plight!”—BAYAN-USA Filipino-Americans Criticize Aquino Regime’s Insufficient Disaster Relief Effort and Anti-Poor Rhetoric The aftermath of Typhoon Gener and a Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) that ravaged the Philippines in early August has left many Filipinos reminiscent of the […]