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Friday, August 20, 2010

API Hip Hop and Update from Melissa Roxas on Her Abduction

re-posted from Justice for Melissa Roxas

API Hip Hop and Update from Melissa Roxas on Her Abduction
Aug 20th, 2010

From APEX Express

Listen here: http://kpfa.org/archive/id/63400

This week’s Apex Express, hosted by Kiwi Illafonte, features an exclusive interview with Filipino American activist Melissa Roxas who was abducted and tortured for six days while on a medical mission in the Philippines in 2009. She will share her experience, talk about the progress of her case, and what is currently being done to address the human rights crisis in the Philippines.

This is also Apex’s once-a-month hip hop program, featuring songs from Asian & Pacific Islander hip hop artists, as well as an interview with local Bay Area rapper Jern Eye.

Come watch Melissa Roxas at this Thursday's Break the Silence Open Mic!