MARCH 31, 2006
Reference: Mr. Gi Estrada, Area Coordinator in
Taiwanese Human Rights organizations together with other civil society and labor groups staged this morning the biggest protest action in Taiwan to date to denounce the continuing human rights violations in the Philippines. This was held in front of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in
Rep. Beltran¡¦s message was even read to the protesters by the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants. He thanked the participants for their mass action and vowed that he would one day meet them soon.
The activity was organized by the
A one-minute of silence was offered to the human rights victims and defenders in the
The participants then shouted liar and release Ka Bel when he was allowed to air out the Philippine governments position to the crowd.