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LUMP SUM CHECKS OUT: MORE THAN 26,000 FILIPINO VETERANS ENROLLED FOR BENEFITS (tags)
The first batch of Filipino World War II veterans are about to receive their lump sum checks this month as promised by the Department of Veterans Administration (DVA) The DVA reported that they are assessing at least 776 applications and have approved the first batch of 195 checks that will be delivered this week to at least 18,000 veterans in the United States and the Philippines. A 98-year old ACFV lobbyist Alberto Bacani, from Alexandria , Virginia became the first Filipino veteran who received his $ 15,000 dollar check. This was given to him by retired general Antonio Taguba who represented the DVA Secretary in a special ceremony in the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC last April 8.
Not enough torture (tags)
Robert Fisk: Israeli subcontractors involved in directing interrogations at Abu Ghraib (tags)
"The head of an American company whose personnel are implicated in the Iraqi tortures, it now turns out, attended an "anti-terror" training camp in Israel "
Torture in Iraq: The buck stops with Bush (tags)
George W. Bush and his minions are toiling to contain worldwide outrage over the torture of hundreds of Iraqi detainees by U.S. occupation soldiers at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison.
Bush must answer for torture of Iraqis (tags)
Army Major Gen. Antonio Taguba used blunt language: “U.S. Army soldiers have committed egregious acts and grave breaches of international law at Abu Ghraib … sadistic, blatant, and criminal abuses.”
Interview with Reverend Cesar Taguba of BAYAN (tags)
Interview with Reverend Cesar Taguba, Coordinator of Bagong Alyansang Makabatan (Bayan) International - Europe, Philippines Interviewed by Michelle Sinigayan, Video by Redmond Entwistle, at The People of Color Against Imperialist Globalization (PCAIG) - “Globalize Dignity, Solidarity, and the Struggle!” conference on June 23-25, 2000 East Los Angeles College