Filipino people’s moves for immigration reform led by people’s organizations, not envoys; Arroyo, Romulo still shamefully silent on immigrant debate in the US

New York– Filipinos in the US active in the ongoing nationwide demonstrations denouncing immigration bills such as the Sensenbrenner-King Bill and pushing for immigration reforms are affirming that inaction from the Arroyo administration, including overseas consuls in the US, contribute vastly to the blanket vulnerability and repression of overseas Filipinos who avail of no concrete […]

Arroyo answers complaints filed against her human rights record by stepping up killings, gives Palparan medal of honor; Fil-Ams, allies, human rights defenders outraged

NEW YORK– Less than one week after 3 prominent human rights defenders from the Philippines traveled over 30,000 miles to the United Nations headquarters in New York to file formal complaints of record-breaking human rights violations committed under the Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo regime to the UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC), blood continues to spill over the […]

New York Filipinos call for emergency summit as rate of human rights violations in the Philippines worsens

nj lottery NEW YORK–An unprecedented death toll of over 35 political killings of human rights activists, lawyers, priests, and members of various cause-oriented organizations in the Philippines since January 2005 has given rise to international action from compatriots abroad. In response, the New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP), a human rights […]