FILAMS/ FACLA CALLS FOR A PICKET RALLY TO DEFEND THE PHILIPPINES VS CHINESE INCURSIONS, JULY 24 IN LA.

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July 23, 2014

FILAMS/ FACLA CALLS FOR A PICKET RALLY TO DEFEND THE PHILIPPINES  VS CHINESE INCURSIONS, JULY 24 IN LA.

Los Angeles – MABUHAY ANG PILIPINAS! IPAGLABAN ANG PILIPINAS!

A group of Filipino-American leaders from Southern California  calls on all freedom loving Filipino-Americans to hold a picket-rally to defend the Philippines against  Chinese Incursions in the West Philippine Sea on July 24 at 12;00 AM at the Chinese Consulate in 443 Shatto Place St Los Angeles,CA 90020

Arturo P. Garcia, Alliance Philippines Coordinator said, “The global wide protest was in response to the refusal of China to face the UNCLOS and their new law regarding their active armed response to territorial disputes in that area. There will also be rallies in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Washington DC onJuly 24.

We call on all Fil-Ams to defend the Philippines and denounce the rising Chinese militarism and social-imperialist ambitions in Asia.”

LA Rally on July 24 at PRC Consulate

The group will meet up at FACLA for car pool at 11;00 AM and move towards the Chinese Consulate for the rally at PRC Consulate at Shatto Place.

FACLA President Jun Baul said, “ They will  organize and mobilize to JOIN THE Global and US-Wide Rallies vs Chinese Incursions slated all over the United States and Canada.

It is the right time that we call on all patriotic and freedom-loving Filipinos in Southern California to come out and defend  the Philippines against blatant Chinese armed provocations in the West Philippine Sea,”

Some organizations who will join the rally on July 24 besides FACLA are  the Alliance-Philippines, The Knights of Rizal –HFT, TALAKAYAN sa FACLA, Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) and other south California groups.

Global Day of Protest Against Chinese Intrusions, July 24

The largest rally is set to take place in front of the China Consulate in Makati City sponsored by the West Philippine Sea Coalition led by former Interior Secretary Rafael Alunan III and former National Security Adviser Rolio Golez.

The New York July 24 rally will be held in front of the United Nations at Dag Hammersjold Plaza at First Avenue and 43rd Street. A coalition of Filipino community groups led by USPGG National Chair Loida Nicolas Lewis and Vietnamese groups will jointly protest China’s installing of oil rigs in Vietnamese waters and a military base in the West Philippine Sea.

In Washington DC, the local Philippine group, together with their Vietnamese counterparts, will stage a protest on July 24 at 12 noon in front of the China Embassy.

In San Francisco, USPGG organizers have set the rally to be held at the United Nations Plaza on Market Street by the Civic Center on July 24 from 11 AM to 1 PM.

Please BRING YOUR PEOPLE. SIGNS AND FILIPINO AND AMERICAN FLAGS AND BANNERS

For more information about the rally please call facla@ (213)484-1527 or the alliance philippines at (213)241-0995.

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