BAYAN-USA to President Duterte: Stop Arresting the Peace Process!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2017 Reference: Jessica Antonio, BAYAN-USA Secretary General, secgen@bayanusa.org BAYAN-USA to President Duterte: Stop Arresting the Peace Process! “President Duterte’s threat to arrest peace consultants threatens to arrest the peace process itself,” stated BAYAN-USA Chair Bernadette Ellorin, in response to President Duterte’s speech to the Philippine Navy during which he warned […]

Filipino-Americans to Duterte: Revoke Martial Law in Mindanao!

For Immediate Release May 23, 2017 Reference: Jessica Antonio, BAYAN-USA, secgen@bayanusa.org BAYAN-USA, Anakbayan-USA and GABRIELA USA condemn the declaration of martial law by the Duterte administration in Mindanao and call for it to be immediately revoked to ensure the protection of civilian communities from greater militarization and violence. “The increased militarization and bombings in Marawi […]

Honor Eudocia by Fighting For Freedom For Other “Lolas”

For Immediate Release May 17, 2017 Contact:  Jessica Antonio, secgen@bayanusa.org Honor Eudocia by Fighting For Freedom For Other “Lolas” A Response to “My Family’s Slave” Article This month, the Atlantic published an article, “My Family’s Slave,” written by Alex Tizon, a Pulitzer prize winning journalist, that vividly describes the experiences of torment and abuse of […]