Balikbayan: Unpacking the People’s Struggle in the Philippines

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“Balikbayan” is a Pilipino word for “going back home.”

In commemoration of International Human Rights Day and NYCHRP’s 11th Anniversary, hear from members who have returned stateside from our annual program Exposure Trip: Philippine Social Realities (Expo). Expo is a rare opportunity to integrate with communities in the Philippines who are ravaged by human rights violations and to learn how they are organizing to defend their rights to a peaceful livelihood. Continue reading

This week in NYC! Defend human rights in the Philippines and around the world!

Monday, 9/21/15, 6:00-7:00PM
Stand Up for Lumad! Stop the Killings in Mindanao!
Union Square Park, 14th Street
https://www.facebook.com/events/424749041064288/

Thursday, 9/24/15, 4:30-5:30PM
Light the Way: Prayers for Climate Action
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
240 E 47th Street
https://www.facebook.com/events/1904101856482422/

Thursday, 9/24/15 – Monday, 9/28/15
Stop the War on the Poor and the Planet: Time for Justice!
Week of Action
https://www.facebook.com/events/743323195795134/

Friday, 9/25/15 – Saturday, 9/26/15
International Tribunal of Conscience in Commemoration of the 1st Anniversary of the Ayotzinapa 43
NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson St., Rm 475
https://www.facebook.com/events/1437906336540096/

Saturday 9/26/15, 5:00PM
Open the Borders! Migrants, Refugees, Workers Unite!
Rally and March to End Forced Migration.

Meet at the arch in Washington Square Park. Will end at St. Francis of Assisi Church.
https://www.facebook.com/events/885680441513235/

Saturday 9/26/15, 7:00PM
International Tribunal of Conscience Cultural Night
135 W 31st Street
https://www.facebook.com/events/507376492748934/

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Five Years, No Justice for Fil-Am Activist Melissa Roxas: U.S.-based Human Rights Groups Commemorate 5th Anniversary of Roxas Abduction and Torture by AFP with Week of Action

For Immediate Release

May 19, 2014

References:

-New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP), nychrp@gmail.com

-Portland Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (PCHRP), portlandchrp@gmail.com

-San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SFCHRP), sanfranchrp@gmail.com

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