July 2012 I know and feel the problems of ordinary citizens. We all know what it is like to have a government that plays deaf and dumb. We know what it is like to be denied justice, to be ignored by those in whom we placed our trust and tasked to become our advocates. Have … Continue reading Statement on PNoy’s “SONA” Lies
April 25, 2011 Montreal, Quebec, Canada What do Easter, Cordillera Day and the anniversary of National Democratic Front of the Philippines have in common? Well they fell on the same day this year, and for Montreal Filipino community organizers and their friends it was enough for celebrations. So on April 24, 2011, indigenous people originally from the Philippine … Continue reading Struggle for Peace: the highest common denominator
Vancouver. -- The Free the 43 Committee (B.C. Canada) personally delivered its letter of concern to the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver early this afternoon, November 8, 2010. The Free the 43 Committee was represented by Yvon and Valerie Raoul, both members of the 2010 International Observers Mission to the Philippines, Atty. Gail Davidson, Founder … Continue reading The Free the 43 Committee Visits the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver
Press Statement November 5, 2010 Reference: Joey Calugay, 514-947-3662, firstname.lastname@example.org Yasmeen Khan, 613-558-1625, email@example.com The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan in Canada [BAYAN Canada] today joins Bayan in the Philippines, people’s organizations and advocates of the Morong 43 in different corners of the globe in calling on President Benigno Aquino III to order the immediate and unconditional … Continue reading END THE INJUSTICE! FREE THE MORONG 43 NOW!
As part of the internationally coordinated action called for by BAYAN, organizations in Canada will be holding a demonstration in front of the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa on November 5, 2010, between 4pm and 5pm. A petition signed by health professionals will be presented to the Embassy on that day. Join us and support the call … Continue reading November 6, 2010 marks the ninth month in detention of the Morong 43
Statement of Dr. Chandu Claver on the September 17 National Day of Action to free the Morong 43 and all political prisoners I was a physician-surgeon working with a Community-based Health Program in the province of Kalinga since 1987. Years of experience in alternative health care has taught us that the best and most effective … Continue reading WILL THERE BE CHANGE?
BAYAN Canada May First Statement May 2010 Danny (not his real name) wakes up to the buzzing noise of his alarm clock. It is 4:30 am on a cold Canadian morning, made even colder by the fact that he and his roommates are still without furniture and sleeping on the floor. There was a late … Continue reading AWAKENING
* For Immediate Release Sunday, April 25, 2010 In the lead-up to the much anticipated Presidential elections in the Philippines, taking place in May 2010, social justice activists gathered in front of St James United Church in downtown Montreal on Saturday to highlight the over 1000 political killings in the Philippines occurring since 2001 under … Continue reading Montreal vigil for the victims of political killings in the Philippines
The Dirty Business of Canadian Big Mining Corporations: El Salvador, the Philippines and Canada FMLN-Vancouver Forum on Environment: 20 February 2010: Post-Event Write Up The Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional (FMLN) Committee of Vancouver hosted the public forum on “Environment: Legislation and Challenges in Canada and El Salvador,” last February 20, 2010 at … Continue reading FMLN-Vancouver Forum with Bayan Chair
News Release October 1, 2009 Toronto, Canada -- The dinner-and-dance fundraiser to support the activities and programs of the Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center [CBBRC] here was a great success. Over a hundred people attended the event on Saturday, September 26, at the Holy Rosary Parish Hall. “It’s amazing to see how people came in … Continue reading Toronto fundraiser for Filipino workers and Tropical Storm Ondoy a great success!