hardworking slacker (thrownoverbored) wrote in radicalpinoys,
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thrownoverbored
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PLEASE SIGN LIZA MAZA PETITION

Thank you to everyone that has signed the online petition thus far. We still have a long way to go, so if you haven't already signed, please do! And if you have, please forward this message in its entirety and/or do one of the follow up actions (below).

Salamat,
thrownoverbored

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HANDS OFF LIZA MAZA!
SIGN THE ONLINE PETITION NOW!

Philippine Congresswoman Liza Maza is a staunch advocate for womens human rights. She was the sponsor of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003; co-author of the Anti-Violence in Women and Children Act. Overall, Liza has authored 18 bills and 24 resolutions... Read more about Congresswoman Maza here

Lizas record shows her dedication in defending womens human rights. Now, she needs YOU and women the world over to help defend her rights. The Philippine government under Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has filed baseless charges of rebellion against her and 50 others, including 5 congressmen.

Please help us ensure that Liza Maza, the voice of Philippine women, is not silenced. Heres what you can do:


1. Sign the online petition. We need 25,000 signatures by the 21st of April 2006.

2. Write a letter of support. We ask everyone, especially those in the public eyewomen and human rights organizations, academic institutions, notable individualsto write a letter before the 21st of April 2006. Please send them to: GABRIELA Network, PO Box 3032, Cerritos, CA 90703-3032. Or email them to freeliza@gabnet.org.

3. Donate $25 or more and get a free Liza Maza, woman of the Philippines t-shirt.

4. Join a lawyers contingent to the Philippines. We are assembling a group of human rights lawyers to travel to the Philippines to consult on Lizas case. If you or someone you know is interested please contact Annalisa at freeliza@gabnet.org or 619.316.0920.
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