SOCAL FILAM LEADERS EXPRESS SYMPATHY TO VICTIMS OF NOVEMBER 13 PARIS INCIDENT

For Immediate Release
KAPIHAN SA HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN
November 16, 2015

JFAV Arturo Garcia at Kapihan sa Kapistahan on Obama Directive on Veterans.

JFAV Arturo Garcia at Kapihan sa Kapistahan on Obama Directive on Veterans.

SOCAL FILAM LEADERS EXPRESS SYMPATHY TO VICTIMS OF NOVEMBER 13 PARIS INCIDENT

Los Angeles- “Taus Pusong Pakikiramay mula sa pamayanang Pilipino-Ameriano sa Amerika.” 

Southern California Filipino-American leaders during the KAPIHAN SA HFT held in Filipino American Service Group (FASGI) last November 14, 2015 expressed their deepest sympathy to the relatives and friends of the 129 victims killed and more than 353 wounded during ISIS-led attack in Paris, France

The Filipino American community leaders also vehemently condemned the “fanatical terrorist groups like ISIS and Al Queda and the imperialist powers that created them.

These fanatical terrorist groups have no qualms on attacking the civilian populace with bombs and automatic rifles.”

ISIS Knee-Jerk Reaction

JFAV National Coordinator Arturo P. Garcia said, “ we are aware that the ISIS attacks in France, Lebanon and Egypt was  a knee-jerk reaction on the slaying of Jihadi John, a British Muslim who was killed . a combined US-UK drone attack.

Jihadi John, a British Muslim citizen was believed to be killed in Raqa, Syria, the base of the ISIS that controlled most of Iraq and parts of Syria.

Garcia also said, ” we fervently  hope these ISIS attacks will not be used by EU Governments like France against immigrants who escaped to Europe due to the ongoing wars in their homeland like Syria,Lebanon, Irag and Afghanistan.

Senseless Attack on Parisians

On hand, we condemn the other had, French civilians were the innocent victims of the ISIS retaliatory attack which is senseless and a clear violation of the international laws of war.”

Ka. Larry Pelayo of the Knights of Rizal-Historic FIlipinotown (HFT) also condemned the attack on defendless civilians in public places of entertainment in the City of Paris by terrorist fanatics.

Pelayo called it as a “provocation and now France have declared war against ISIS and has ordered a full-scale war against terrorism.

France. also closed its border to prevent the terrorist from getting out of France.”

Liza Pacheco-Chow of the QAP meanwhile, asked the Filipino-American community to ” pray for peace and for the repose of the soul of all the relatives and victims of the ISIS attack on the Parisians.”

For more information about the KAPIHAN sa HFT please call (213)241-0995 or email us at www.peoplecore.net.

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