Filipino Americans Continue Mobilizing for Justice in the Wake of Obama’s 2nd Inauguration

News Release January 21, 2013 Reference: Jackelyn Mariano, Deputy Secretary General, BAYAN-USA, depsec@bayanusa.org Filipino Americans Continue Mobilizing for Justice in the Wake of Obama’s 2nd Inauguration As President Barack Obama takes his inaugural oath for the second time, progressive Filipino American organizations under the banner of BAYAN-USA reflect on his next term with a critical […]

US Drones, Troops Out of Asia and Africa!–BAYAN-USA

For Immediate Release January 11, 2013 Reference: Jessica Antonio, Secretary General, BAYAN-USA, secgen@bayanusa.org US Drones, Troops Out of Asia and Africa!–BAYAN-USA “Only Uncle Toms would welcome in Uncle Sam,” commented BAYAN-USA Chairperson Bernadette Ellorin on the news that the US would end 2012 and kick-off 2013 by sending troops to 35 African countries and two […]

On 37th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law: BAYAN-USA condemns century-old tradition of US support for Philippine puppet leaders and dictators

Contact: Rhonda Ramiro Secretary General, BAYAN-USA secgen@bayanusa.org On the 37th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in the Philippines, BAYAN-USA called on the administration of President Barack Obama to break with tradition by ending over 100 years of US support for dictatorial regimes like that of Ferdinand Marcos in 1972 and President Gloria Macapagal […]

BAYAN-USA calls on US government to terminate Visiting Forces Agreement

Contact: Rhonda Ramiro Secretary General, BAYAN-USA secgen@bayanusa.org US troops fuel insecurity crisis in the Philippines: BAYAN-USA calls on US government to terminate Visiting Forces Agreement September 16 marks the historic Philippine Senate vote to reject the renewal of a US military bases treaty, but recent declarations by US and Philippine defense officials reveal their desire […]