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No Special Treatment to Those Accused of Plunder, Let Justice Prevail!

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June 30,2014

No Special Treatment to Those Accused of Plunder, Let Justice Prevail!

Los Angeles —”Tulak ng bibig, kabig ng dibdib.”

For the US Action Against Pork Barrel or PDAF (USAP) Coalition and the Filipino-Community in the United States, the more the PNP and the Aquino  III Administration  declare, deny and says ,”there is no special treatment for the accused”, the more they show in actions that there is indeed a special treatment for the detained senators.

USAP wanders why until now Senator Juan Ponce Enrile is free and have not been arrested or as he said, have not turned himself or surrendered to the authorities. This is really the proof that there is different standard of justice for the poor and the oppressed and another for the ruling class and the rich privileged few.

USAP Alarmed with the Callousness of the Accused.

The USAP Coalition is alarmed at the temerity and the callousness of those who were charged wit plunder for  they flaunt their privileges and taunt the Ombudsman and the Sandiganbayan as well as the administration in their utter disregard of them law even in jail where they received different kinds of special treatment.

For USAP, President Aquino III shares the blame on this utter disrespect for the law of by those of the  accused .

By saying Enrile should receive “special considerations because of  his age,” Aquino is giving leeway to the former architect of martial law and is giving special treatment to those accused with plunder rendering inutile all efforts for them to remorse for their crimes.

Special Treatment

No wonder even those Senators who are now in jail and who can afford high caliber lawyers and bribe their jailors by turning blind on their violations inside their jail like abuse of their visitation rights and eating foods their buy instead of the food provided by their custodians.

The USAP Coalition again reiterate the call of the Filipino people in the Philippines and abroad; punish all those who are charged with plunder, speedy trial and exact justice; let justice prevail and let the guilty suffer.

Justice delayed is justice denied!

Let justice Prevail!

The United States Against PDAF (USAP) Coalition

Los Angeles

 

June 30, 2014

 

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Ms. Alkrizzia Villapando of San Diego Graduates at UCLA With Honors, June 15

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June 29, 2014

Ms. Alkrizzia Villapando of San Diego Graduates at UCLA With Honors, June 15

Los Angeles- Congratulations and Mabuhay to Ms.Alkrizzia Villapando!

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) celebrates the conferring of the degree Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology upon Alkrizzia Villapando of San Diego at UCLA and the Samahang Pilipino Student Graduation Celebration last Sunday, June 15, 2014 for the UCLA Class of 2014.

JFAV, her proud parents, her relatives from San Diego and Los Angeles and all of her friends celebrated her graduation at KAPISTAHAN GRILL in Historic Filipino town community also last Sunday. June 15.

Role Model of FilAm Youth Community Work

Ms. Alkrizzia Villapando is also the community coordinator for Samahang Pilipino at UCLA for 20013-14 and a member of the JFAV Steering Commitee of the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) for Southern California.

As the JFAV leader in UCLA she lead the students and the Samahang Pilipino in the successful 13th Veterans Day March last Nov 11, 2013 in Hollywood, in the different KmB activities like the 22nd FPAC last Sept 2013 and the Sagip Tuluy-tuloy Tulong Pilipinas (STTP) 2013-14 Relief Drive during the Thypoon YOLANDA in the Philippines.

The STPP 2013-14 was able to raise more than $ 14,000 for the Thypoon Relief and have sent more than 100 Balik-Bayan boxes to the areas of Leyte, Capiz and parts of Mindanao that was affected by Thyppon HAIYAN/YOLANDA in November 2013.

She also does philanthropic work in feeding the homeless in the Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles aside from her helping in the STP relief drive for the Philippines.

She is also a leading member of ther Kabataang maka-Bayan Pro People Youth (KmB), a member organization of the Alliance-Philippines. KmB Pro People Youth is proud of her finishing her Psychobiolgy course in three years time.

JFAV and FACLA as well as People’s CORE extends our warmest felicitations and congratulations to Alkrizzia who is an epitome of a Filipino-American woman and youth leader of the community for the future.

For more information about jfav please call (213)241-0995 or email us at pilipinokami76@yahoo.com.

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