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Ople cites possible human rights violations vs Nanay Gloria

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OFW Advocate Susan “Toots” Ople today expressed concern over possible human rights abuses taking place right at the country’s international airport terminals because of the alleged syndicated planting of bullets on unsuspecting passengers.   Ople, who heads the Blas F. Ople Policy Center, said that 56-year old overseas Filipino worker Gloria Ortinez was interrogated by unidentified airport personnel without the ... Read More »

OFW groups welcomed Custom Chief’s public apology; bats for special provisions for OFWs in proposed CMTA

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The Blas F. Ople Policy Center together with other OFW groups belonging to the OFW Coalition, welcomed the public apology of Bureau of Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina made during the Senate public hearing on the balikbayan box controversy this morning. “The OFW Coalition composed of various OFW groups and advocates welcome the public apology of Commissioner Alberto Lina, and look ... Read More »