BAYAN USA joins nationwide calls for immediate resignation of crisis ridden President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on the anniversary of June 12, 1898

pa lottery On this day, June 12th, 2005, we celebrate the centuries long struggle for true independence and sovereignty by the Katipunan who defeated Spanish colonialism in 1898. We uncover the hijacking of our people’s victory through the Treaty of Paris and the Spanish-American war which set the foundation for U.S. political and economic domination […]

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 […]

Fil-Am partylist supporters decry killings of two Filipino youth poll-watchers: Fil-Am alliance pledges vigilance against election fraud, intensified violence

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BAYAN USA statement supporting the fast by peasant leaders for justice and peace; it calls for end to state-coordinated killings of Filipino activists

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