Dec 12 2012

Analyzing Typhoon Bopha’s Effects in the Philippines

A newly formed group in Los Angeles, Panaghiusa: Movement for Human Rights, Peace and Justice in Mindanao campaign and network focuses on bringing awareness to human rights violations in the Philippines, especially in the aftermath of Pablo. On Monday, the group met at Senator Barbara Boxer’s office to brief her on what they called “a human rights crisis” in Mindanao.

On December 12, 2012, Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar interviewed Alex Montances, the Southern California regional coordinator for the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), and Kuusela Hilo, a representative of PANAGHIUSA, movement for human rights, peace and justice in Mindanao.

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Bipasha Shom recorded this interview.

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