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DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY MARKED-US WIDE AS EXTRAORDINARY SITUATION ARISES

For Immediate Release
ALLIANCE PHILIPPINES
December 7, 2016

DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY MARKED-US WIDE AS EXTRAORDINARY SITUATION ARISES

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This was the call of different human rights organizations and their allies as they commemorate the International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2016 in the different cities of the United States.

These in the face of the widespread human rights violations in the Philippines and different parts of the world. More than 5,882 extra judicial killings has been committed in the Philippines since May 2016 when PRRD assumed power.

West Coast

—In Los Angeles- the Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB) marks their 17th Anniversary on December 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), 153 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026.

KmB was founded on November 30, 1999 and it will also commemorate International Human Rights Day (IHR) in solidarity with the people of the Philippines who are fighting widespread human rights violations in the face of escalating extra-judicial killings ( EJK’s) in the Philippines by the Duterte police state.

— Also in Los Angeles, another event, HIMIG PASKO is being held on December 10, 2016 from 2PM to 5 PM at the Celebrity Center International., 5390 Franklin Ave. Hollywood, CA 90028

The event is sponsored by the Philippines Institute for Language, Arts and Culture (PILAC) and the United Nations For Human Rights (UNHR) to mark International human Rights Day.

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– In San Francisco Bay Area, STOP THE KILLINGS IN THE PHILIPPINES END IMPUNITY Prayer service will be held on December 11, 2016 from 10:30 AM will be held at the United Methodist Church of Daly City at 1474 South Gate, Ave, Daly City, CA 94015.

The service will be led by Pastor Rev. Israel Alvaran and Rev. Dr. Ben Silva-Netto. The Filipino American Human Rights Alliance (FAHRA) is leading the event.

–In Chicago, Illinois, STAND UP FOR SOMEONE”S RIGHTS TODAY on December 10, 2016 will be held at the Rizal Center, 1332 W. Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 2016 from 2 to 5 PM (CST)14212836_10153782331547761_4831952035953167724_n

The event in the Mid-West United States is led by the Chicago Human Rights Advocates Convenors and different groups.

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