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Join Week of Actions for Justice for Melissa! 5 years later-no justice! Justice Delayed is Justice Denied for Melissa Roxas and Others

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Friday, May 23, 2014, 7 PM Justice for Melissa Cultural Solidarity Night Echo Park United Methodist Church 1226 N. Alvarado Street Los Angeles, CA 90026 Join us for a cultural solidarity night of music and poetry.  Call for justice for all victims of human rights violations in the Philippines. Enjoy live performances and hear the [...]

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7 PM Justice for Melissa Educational Discussion Multicultural Center (SMSU 228) Portland State University Contact: portlandchrp@gmail.com

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Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7 PM – 10 PM J4M: Justice for Melissa Roxas Benefit Concert Bindlestiff Studio 185 Sixth Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Hear performances by Hemorage, Monte, Parae, Little Sister, Boondock Squad, DJ Rude Bwoy Charlie, and learn about the work for justice for Melissa Roxas and other victims of state-sponsored violence [...]

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Melissa Roxas was selected as an awardee for the upcoming Tenth Biennial Phenomenal Woman Awards on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012. The Phenomenal Woman Awards event celebrates women who have made outstanding contributions to our community. It also allows the Gender & Women’s Studies Department to raise funds to sponsor special programming, support student and faculty [...]

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Women, Sow the Seeds of Resistance!

“I know there are still so many political prisoners languishing in jail especially women political detainees. I hope they too would soon be freed. There is no sense and no humanity in keeping them to rot in jail when their productive and reproductive capacities could be tapped and maximized and be of great service to [...]

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The Filipina Women’s Network selected Melissa Roxas as one of the “100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the United States” under the category of Policymakers and Visionaries.

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Justice for Melissa Press Conference

PRESS STATEMENT August 26, 2011 Remembering the Disappeared: Survivor of Abduction and Torture Appeals to the UN, International Human Rights Defenders Join the Growing Efforts to Seek Justice for Melissa Roxas Los Angeles, CA – Commemorating the International Day of the Disappeared, over 50 human rights activists, lawyers, law students, church, women and youth activists [...]

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Today, Melissa will be speaking at a Congressional Briefing on torture in Washington, D.C entitled, “Developing U.S. Responses to Countries that Torture: Survivor Witnesses from Four Continents.” This briefing is one of the activities of a week-long conference of the Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition (TASSC). //

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