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. […]

Filipino-Americans in NYC Join Unions in Largest “Occupy Wall Street” Demo to Date

Members of BAYAN USA and GABRIELA USA at Occupy Wall Street NYC Reference: Jackelyn Mariano, BAYAN USA Northeast Coordinator Email: bayanusa.ne@gmail.com FILIPINO-AMERICANS IN NYC JOIN UNIONS IN LARGEST OCCUPY WALL ST. DEMO TO DATE NEW YORK, NY– Filipino-Americans, under the banner of BAYAN USA, joined approximately 80,000 protesters in New York City last Wednesday in […]

Filipinos join others at Ground Zero to commemorate forgotten victims of 9/11–the undocumented

Reference: Robyn Rodriguez, NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines, email: nychrp@yahoo.com New York– Filipinos joined other immigrant communities at the Ground Zero last Monday for a solemn wreath-bearing and candlelight ceremony commemorating all victims of the 9/11 bombing, but most especially “the forgotten victims.” The event focused on the hundreds of undocumented immigrant […]