NINOTCHKA ROSCA: ‘Journalists killed with impunity in the Philippines’

TORONTO–Last year, 2004, 13 media people were killed in the Philippines,  ranking the country the  second highest in the world in terms of media killings, second to Iraq — and not a single person has been prosecuted for the murder and killing of these journalists, said Ninotchka Rosca, book author and journalist. Unlike in Iraq, 

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CASJ launched amid snowstorm

Officers, members,  vow commitment to social justice campaign TORONTO–Over fifty hardy souls braved the raging snowstorm last Saturday, Jan. 22, to take part in the formal launching at the Scarborough Civic Centre of the first advocacy group of its kind in the Filipino community. It was not for an ordinary occasion, after all, that had 

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Community commits to seek truth and justice in Reodica case

SCARBOROUGH – Approximately 180 members of the Filipino community and supporters from various cultures came together on Monday, May 31, for a community meeting to get involved in the quest for truth and justice in the killing of Jeffrey Reodica by a police officer. The meeting, held at the Scarborough Civic Centre council chambers was 

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Deep Concern About Corruption

TORONTO–Filipino-Canadians of various interests and organizational affiliations are deeply concerned about corruption and the way it affects the lives of Filipinos in the Philippines and overseas. More importantly, they want to do something to fight against it. This was the collective message of participants in a well-attended Anti-Corruption Consultatncy Forum held Saturday,May 1, at Mayette’s 

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