The Resistance to Duterte’s Tyranny is Forging Ahead

Editorial from the Malaya Movement National Secretariat On February 6, 2018, more than two dozen concerned community leaders formed the Malaya Movement. Coming from all over the U.S. and representing the Filipino community, faith leaders, academics, lawyers, youth leaders, business owners, and human rights advocates, the conveners of the Malaya Movement established the new allianceContinue reading “The Resistance to Duterte’s Tyranny is Forging Ahead”

Alan Peter Cayetano: Cauldron King of the SEA Games

Illustration by: Claro SumagueThe Philippines was host to the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, marked by a series of disastrous logistical problems and budget anomalies. Chaired by Alan Peter Cayetano, the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) Foundation, was given a budget of at least PhP 1.5 billion.  To top it off, Cayetano commissioned aContinue reading “Alan Peter Cayetano: Cauldron King of the SEA Games”

A Report from the Malaya Movement in Texas

On Thursday, December 6th, Malaya Texas attended the Dallas Peace & Justice Center’s “Peacemaker Awards Banquet,” an event that has been a mainstay of the Dallas community since 1987.  The Peace & Justice Center’s aim is to create a better world through education, dialogue, reconciliation, and advocacy on human and civil rights, as well asContinue reading “A Report from the Malaya Movement in Texas”

Duterte’s Dictatorship Aggravates Public Health Crisis

The Malaya Movement joins the Filipino people and the global community in battling the deadly virus COVID-19, also known as the Novel Coronavirus. We call on our members, allies and supporters to extend their utmost solidarity and assistance to all peoples affected by this public health crisis, and to keep a keen eye on theContinue reading “Duterte’s Dictatorship Aggravates Public Health Crisis”

FREE THE TACLOBAN 5! FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!

Take action now for the Tacloban 5:  Donate to the Tacloban 5 Bail Fund here Sign the Petition: Help free 5 Human Rights Defenders and a 1-year-old baby being held as political prisoners The Malaya Movement strongly condemns the Duterte government’s raids earlier this month in Tacloban City, Leyte, which resulted in the illegal arrestsContinue reading “FREE THE TACLOBAN 5! FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!”

DEFEND PRESS FREEDOM IN THE PHILIPPINES! DEFEND PHILIPPINE DEMOCRACY!

The Malaya Movement strongly condemns the Duterte government’s latest attempt to shut down ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ largest media broadcast network. Under orders of President Rodrigo Duterte, Solicitor General Jose Calida issued a ‘quo warranto’ petition to the Supreme Court to formally revoke ABS-CBN’s franchise weeks before it lapses.  This latest move is an assault onContinue reading “DEFEND PRESS FREEDOM IN THE PHILIPPINES! DEFEND PHILIPPINE DEMOCRACY!”

Portland Human Rights Commission Votes in Favor of Resolution to Suspend Military Aid to Duterte Regime

Portland, OR — In the evening of January 8th, the Portland Human Rights commission voted to submit a historic resolution to the Portland City Council to suspend U.S. military Aid to the Philippines. Since 2016, the U.S. has provided the Philippines with over 550 million dollars in military aid, despite Philippine President Duterte’s infamous andContinue reading “Portland Human Rights Commission Votes in Favor of Resolution to Suspend Military Aid to Duterte Regime”

International Human Rights Day

3PM-5PM PST Sunday December 8, 2019 Join @malayamovement.pnw The People United! 14 NE Killingsworth, Portland Oregon 5PM PST Tuesday December 10, 2019 Join Malaya Movement Southern California Human Rights Day March & Rally 3250 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA December 10, 2019 Join Malaya Movement Midwest and Malaya Movement Texas Social Media Campaign 6PM-8:30PM PSTContinue reading “International Human Rights Day”