Daily Archives: April 16, 2016

4/9/16 National Week of Action: Justice for Akai Gurley.

JFAV Updates

April 16, 2016

4/9/16 National Week of Action: Justice for Akai Gurley.

KmB at the Rall, Pershing Square.Los Angeles–“As an API organization. we understand the notion to “save our own” when it comes to Peter Liang, the officer who wrongfully killed Akai Gurley.

However, to do so is to support the murders of all Black victims of police violence.

All police officers, regardless of race, should be held accountable for abusing their power, perpetuating racism, and murdering the people.” – Eddy M. Gana Jr., KmB Chairperson at the 4/9/16 National Week of Action: Justice for Akai Gurley.

Photo Credit: Johana Deleon of ANSWER Coalition – Los Angeles

#JusticeForAkaiGurley #Justice4AkaiGurley#BlackLivesMatter #AsianAmerican #Filipino #FilAm#Solidarity #Racism #Community #LosAngeles#ANSWER #ProPeopleYouth #SocialJustice

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COMPLICATED FACLA CASE UP FOR RESOLUTION IN THE LA SUPERIOR COURT

EPCC NEWS
April 15, 2016

COMPLICATED FACLA CASE UP FOR RESOLUTION IN THE LA SUPERIOR COURT

FACLALos Angeles “And now the end is near…”

The Los Angeles Superior Court ,Department 86 , Judge Robert H. O’Brien has told both FACLA parties vying for leadership in the oldest Filipino American non-profit organization ” that he will rule in the case soon after studying the matter in his chamber.”

Judge O’Brien of Department No.86 also said, “ he will issue the decision and there is no need for hearing “

FACLA directors and members from both sides who were gearing up as witnesses last April 12 expressed delight at the Stanley Mosk Court House in downtown Los Angeles.

Urgent Case To be Resolved

Atty. Mariano Alvarez, FACLA lawyer said, “the court decision is important in the light of new discovery that Baul and his group has “transferred the deed of sale and might sell FACLA for their own self-interests.”

Atty. Alvarez made the manifestation of these matters to the judge as an amendment to the depositions and briefs to the court last April 12, 2016. It was accepted by the court.

Austin Baul Jr. has declared himself as the de-facto carry-over president of FACLA. Last January 2016.

On the other hand Mr. Fernandico  Gonong Jr. of the FACLA reform group has been elected by a formal FACLA meeting last March 2015.

Speedy Decision

On the other hand, Mr. Fernandico ” Jun ” Gonong said,” I am happy with these development and are looking forward to a favorable decision for us. and the community”

FACLA President Jun Gonong added, “the earlier the court decide on the issue, the better for the community. The Baul group has been barricading FACLA for the last three weeks and there has been no activity and business for FACLA for the community”

It’s now up to the court to be the final arbiter on the four month old crisis that had plagued FACLA this year.

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ALL KIDAPAWAN DETAINED PEASANTS EXCEPT FOR TWO, RELEASED

Alliance News
April 15, 2016

ALL KIDAPAWAN DETAINED PEASANTS EXCEPT FOR TWO, RELEASED

Kidapawan Detainees, April 16, 2016Los Angeles As of 2 AM today, a total of 76 farmer detainees have been released, only 2 (Ruben Carlos Mangga and Ponciano de la Pena Paunil) were inadvertently missed out in release order) remain detained.

Others detained peasants released or bailed out much earlier.

More than 15 FilAm leaders from Southern California signed the petition to release the detained peasants from Kidapawan jail last April 14 at the TALAKAYAN SA KAPIHAN SA HFT at Manila Terrace Social Hall, 2328 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026

76 Detainees Freed

Freed  Kdiapwan Detainees, April 16, 2016The Alliance Philippines is joyous on the release of 76 pesants from jail last April 15, 2016 by the efforts of progressive groups in Mindanao.

They will rest, settle down & consolidate, reunite with families & supporters with their judicial affidavits/testimonies & prepare for legal battles, both for the defensive & countercharges.

Hearing

Kidapawan CartoonHearing on motion for reconsideration of denial of motion to quash set on Apr 25. Senate hearing in Manila set Apr 20. Pre trial of 3 na accused in frustrated homicide set on May 4.

Meanwhile, we received information that 2 farmers seriously injured (Darwin Magyao and Alfie Awe)  were reportedly taken out by police from the hospital and brought to police station and afterwards fetched supposedly via vehicle of mayor of Arakan even if they wanted to go to Spotswood Methodist Compound.

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SIKAP (CCAPS) At UCLA SPACE

JFAV Updates

April 16, 2016

SIKAP (CCAPS) At UCLA SPACE

SIKAP:KmB at UCLA,4:15:2016

Los Angeles–Today, we facilitated a workshop about the hxstory and current state of Pilipinx Studies from CCPS (California Coalition for Pilipino Studies) in the 2000s to CCAPS (California Coalition Advancing Pilipinx Studies) or SIKAP today.

SIKAP Commencemnt, April 8, 2016Thank you UCLA SPACE (@spaceucla) for hosting us.

Our hxstory will not be erased.

If you are interested in joining the fight for Pilipinx Studies, e-mail us at propeopleyouth@gmail.com. ISANG BAGSAK. ‪#‎pilipinx‬ ‪#‎Filipino‬ ‪#‎ucla‬ ‪#‎ProPeopleYouth‬ ‪#‎education‬ ‪#‎ethnicstudies‬‪#‎PstudiesNow‬ ‪#‎highschool‬ ‪#‎FilAm‬ ‪#‎Community‬ ‪#‎LosAngeles‬ ‪#‎LA‬

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