Migrants and immigrants share the commonality on the root cause of migration. Migration now becomes a forced choice, if we still can consider it a choice, for people to earn for a living and conserve the dignity as a person.
WITH THE MILITARIST LOCKDOWN IN PLACE, POVERTY, HUNGER AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION PLAGUING THE ENTIRE COUNTRY, THERE IS NO OTHER SOLUTION BUT TO WAGE A JUST STRUGGLE FOR REGIME AND SYSTEM CHANGE.
We commit to build this April 28 Coalition. Beyond this, we pledge to continue working with each other for the upliftment of the most vulnerable people.
Opening Message of the Lead Convenor during the Launching of the April 28 Coalition for Migrants’ and Refugees’ Rights and Welfare, April 28, 2020, Europe
January 26, 2020, Third Sunday of Epiphany. A reflection on Matthew 4:12-23. “Immediately they left their nets, their boat and their father, and followed him.” (v20&22) How immediate was immediately? Brothers Simon and Andrew, James and John immediately left and followed Jesus. Why could this be? Can there be urgency? In her writing Fishing Economy […]
A Keynote to Migrante Europe – Second Congress San Martino Parish, Via Alfonso Lissi 11, 22110 Como, Italy, December 8, 2019 My dear esteemed members of Migrante Europe: It is a great privilege to have been invited to a gathering, a congress of the brave Filipino migrants in this part of the globe – the […]
I am sharing with you the feeling and insight of my niece Abi Ablon posted in her Facebook account on January 15, 2020, regarding the recent calamity in the Philippines – the Taal Volcano eruption. I have been feeling very distressed about the west’s lack of response to the Taal Volcano eruption. I strongly believe […]
A Keynote Address to the 2nd General Assembly of International Migrants Alliance – Europe, San Martino Parish, Via Alfonso Lissi 11, 22110 Como, Italy, 7 December 2019 as Interim Coordinator of the Europe Network for Justice and Peace in the Philippines A red salute to all the courageous diaspora who are gathered here today for […]
December 29, 2019, First Sunday of Christmas. A reflection on Matthew 2:13-23. “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him.” Joseph listened and followed what the angel has been saying. It is […]