All Filipinos are invited to stand together in front of Chinese Embassies and Consulates worldwide on July 12 at 12:00nn – 1:00pm, as the UN Arbitral Tribunal hands down its decision on our protest against China’s illegal occupation of Philippine territories in the West Philippine Sea.
We call on China to ABIDE BY THE U.N. CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA, and to respect Philippine Sovereignty over our Exclusive Economic Zone, which includes the Scarborough Shoal, Kalayaan Islands, Mischief Reef, and Ayungin Shoal.
NEW YORK: Across 1st Ave. in front of UN Headquarters, Manhattan
SAN FRANCISCO: Meet up 11:30 in front of St. Mary’s Cathedral, then will proceed 12:00nn to China Consulate, 1450 Laguna Street
MANILA: CHANGE OF VENUE – Aristocrat Baywalk, Roxas Blvd., Manila. Those who want to help in the setup for the Victory Celebration can arrive as early as 12:00pm. Presscon is at 2:00pm. Balloon Release and Celebration starts 3:00pm.
For more information and updates, please click on the link to go to the Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1745348935745727/
By Rodel Rodis | Originally published in www.inquirer.net
The most meaningful way to celebrate Philippine Independence Day on June 12 is by boycotting “Made in China” products until China abandons its illegal invasion, occupation and militarization of the Philippine territories in the West Philippine Sea.
This was the message of Loida Nicolas-Lewis, national chair of the US Pinoys for Good Governance (USPGG), which is calling for June 12 anti-China protest actions by Filipinos and their allies all over the United States and all over the world. In the U.S., the Independence Day protest activities will target Apple and Wal-Mart stores which primarily sell products manufactured in China.
“While we cannot individually fight China militarily, we can do so economically by boycotting Made in China products. Since the largest distributors of China products in the U.S. are Wal-Mart and Apple, that is why we are calling for a boycott of those stores,” Ms. Nicolas-Lewis explained.
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