Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE) Joins its Voice to the “Worldwide Echo in Support of the Zapatistas” Campaign

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“Worldwide Echo in Support of the Zapatistas”


Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE) Joins its Voice to the

“Worldwide Echo in Support of the Zapatistas” Campaign


On behalf of the immigrant women of Movement for Justice in El Barrio, it is an honor to share with you the following statement of solidarity sent to us from our sisters and compañeras at Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE). Born in 2007 in New York City, Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE) is a leading grassroots women’s organization that fights against oppression at the global and local levels by connecting the “Filipino diaspora to the women’s struggle in the Philippines.” FiRE organizes both immigrant and non-immigrant Filipinas “across class, gender, sexual identity, and age lines” to lead their own struggle for justice and against imperialism. In this powerful statement, our compañeras from FiRE issue a clear and resounding message…

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