Assistant Minority Leader and Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Liza Maza today condemned the spate of bomb attacks in some parts of Mindanao and Metro Manila and called for an immediate and independent investigation on these incidents. read more »
Assistant Minority leader and Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Liza Maza today said that the US Embassy should not only investigate the alleged abduction and torture of Filipino-American activist Melissa Roxas by members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines but also move for the withdrawal of US military aid in the country pending results of such investigation. read more »
Gabriela Women’s Party Secretary General Cristina Palabay today strongly denounced the raid of a conference of progressive partylists in Cagayan allegedly by elements of the 17th IBPA and 5th ID of the Armed Forces of the Philippines last June 10, 2009 as “renewed spate of attacks and harassment of partylist groups critical of the administration.” read more »
”If he is not satisfied with the decision of the Supreme Court, then
let him show proof. Let him prove his accusations, if he can’t prove
his accusations, then shut up and shut up now,” Maza said. read more »
HR 1124 – A resolutiondirecting the House of Representatives Committees on Foreign Affairs, Defense,and Women and Gender Equality to conduct an investigation on the apparentsexual commodification and violence against women around the areas in LegazpiCity, Bicol, where the US-RP Balikatan exercises 2009 are being conducted, andrecommend measures including the review and possible cancellation of theVisiting Forces Agreement to protect the women from all forms of exploitationand violence and to address the social impact such military exercises create onthe lives of the people and their communities
With regard the sister of the First Gentleman, the leftist solons
questioned the nomination of Ma. Lourdes Arroyo as the representative
of Ang Kasangga, supposedly a group of small entrepreneurs.
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“She is like the goose that lays the golden egg,” said Gabriela Rep. Liza Maza, referring to the Arroyo's wealthy background.