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Flor@20| DFA logo defaced

Relatives of overseas Filipino workers and members of the progressive group Migrante International defaced the logo of the Department of Foreign Affairs in a protest action on Mar. 16 as they commemorate the 20th year since the execution of Flor Contemplacion. Contemplacion was a domestic worker in who was falsely accused, detained and sentenced to…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Members of global alliance of Migrant Filipinos Migrante International marked the 17th year death anniversary of Flor Contemplacion with a protest action held on March 17 at the Chino Roces Bridge (former Mendiola Bridge). This time, they are protesting against the US wars of aggression and deployment…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
OFWs and domestic helpers are still going through the same nightmare that Flor Contemplacion suffered. Many rot in jail. Several have been sentenced to death. Thousands suffer abuse from their employers and neglected by their government. To these OFWs, the Arroyo regime is “chief executioner of the rights and welfare of OFWs.”

Overseas Filipino workers from different parts of the globe commemorated the 14th death anniversary of Flor Contemplacion, March 17. BY RONALYN V. OLEA MIGRANT WATCH Bulatlat Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from different parts of the globe commemorated the 14th death anniversary of Flor Contemplacion, March 17. Contemplacion, a domestic helper in Singapore, was executed for…

Fourteen years after the enactment of the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 or RA 8042, the problems confronting OFWs remain the same and are even getting worse. Without urgent action from the government, at least 41 overseas Filipino workers in different parts of the globe stand to suffer the fate of Flor…