When: Sunday, December 16th, 7pm-9:30pm
The March 2007 hearing advanced a broad network of legislative advocates in the United States to lobby for the inclusion of restrictive language on both the Senate and House proposals for US Foreign Military Financing (FMF) for the Philippines the coming fiscal year, with widescale opinion that the 4th largest disbursement of US military aid abroad goes towards the training and advising of a Philippine military well-documented in committing these human rights violations. The said Congressional deliberations are currently ongoing.
Panel Speakers include:
Katarungan: Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines, Washington DC
Rev. Marma Urbano
Member, General Secretariat,
United Church of Christ in the Philippines; Philippine Peace Delegation to the United Nations March 2007
Emerito Salud, Esq.
National Federation of Filipino-American Associations (NaFFAA) Region 1;
Movement for a Free Philippines
Cultural performances by:
Award-winning Filipino-American writer & poet, "Eye of the Fish"
Anakbayan Youth Chorale
Plus an NYC book-launching of Bobby Tuazon's new book, "Oligarchic Politics"