An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who recently returned to the Philippines has made an urgent appeal to help rescue 20 other women OFWs in Saudi Arabia, some of whom are being treated as sex slaves. She said several of them have been raped.
Day: June 28, 2009
Union denounces move by Triumph International, calling it “unjust and illegal.” The workers have been trying to fend off attempts by the company to decrease production at the factories and to move these facilities elsewhere.
By RONALYN V. OLEA Human Rights Watch Bulatlat MANILA — Filipino-American Melissa Roxas finally broke her silence and recounted her ordeal in the hands of the military. Roxas and her two companions, Juanito Carabeo and John Edward Jandoc, were abducted in the afternoon of May 19 in sitio Bagong Sikat, barangay Kapanikian, La Paz town,…
Audio: Melissa Roxas Vows to Pursue Justice