Tag Archive: human rights

Defend the Defenders; Activism is Not a Crime: Stop the Political Vilification and Harassment of Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Defenders in Ifugao, Cordillera, Philippines

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For Immediate Release Press Statement March 23, 2015 Reference: Joelle Eliza Lingat, Chairperson, Anakbayan New Jersey 201-675-8278, anakbayannj@gmail.com Defend the Defenders; Activism is Not a Crime: Stop the Political Vilification and Harassment of Human… Continue reading

Honor in the Line of Fire: Why our protest against the Philippine president is justified

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“The line of fire is a place of honor.” –Lean Alejandro, Youth Activist in the Philippines In the spirit of the countless generations of progressive and militant activists that have dared to stand… Continue reading

New Jersey Youth Activists Join National Day of Action to Demand Justice for Victims of Extrajudicial Killings, Call for an End to US Military Aid to the Philippines

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Jersey City, NJ- Filipino youth organization, Anakbayan New Jersey (AB-NJ), and community activists gathered at the Journal Square Memorial Fountain on Friday night as part of Anakbayan-USA’s National Day of Action to demand… Continue reading

Justice for GIS Filipino Workers: A Report back from the fact finding mission in Louisiana

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To rsvp, click here Last February, delegates from various organizations around New York and New Jersey went to Louisiana as part of a national fact-finding mission to shed light on the horrific situation… Continue reading

Take a Photo. Take a Stand.

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Take a photo. Take a stand.  On August 30, the International Day of the Disappeared, the New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) will bring attention to the thousands of… Continue reading