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Blas F. Ople Policy Center assists harassed Filipina bloggers to file complaint

The Blas F. Ople Policy Center, headed by Susan “Toots” Ople, is taking steps to help the Filipina bloggers who were harassed in Bali, Indonesia.
New Media Philippines reports a complaint has been filed with the Department of Foreign Affairs and hopes to see action on the case.

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Hope to hear from Chyng Reyes for updates. Good luck girls!

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Well, at least some action was taken.

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hi CV, I got this today.. PH EMBASSY TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO TWO FILIPINAS SUSPECTED AS DRUG MULES IN BALI   06 June 2011 – The Philippine Embassy in Jakarta said that it stands ready to provide assistance to two Filipinas who were allegedly subjected to unfair treatment from immigration officials at the Bali airport.   “The Embassy takes these allegations seriously, and the Embassy is verifying if there is basis to file a protest” the DFA said.   “We admire the two Filipinas’ courage in relating their ordeal, and we ask them to touch base with the embassy or… Read more »

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Im friends with one of the girls and let me tell you.  It’s so heartbreaking what they went through.

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yes I will keep you posted. =)

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Carbonell_z

Yahoo! At least an action was made… Kudos!

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Niceyfemme

It’s not just in Indonesia. It happens in Singapore too and other parts of the world. Worst of all, it happens RIGHT HERE in this place we call HOME. I hate arrogant Immigration Officers!

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Toots Ople is a wonderful woman 🙂 

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Bre

hope something positive will come out of this for the sake of Chyng Reyes, Dyanie, and other faceless/nameless harrassed  kababayans. for the meantime, no Indonesia esp. Bali travel for me and my family this summer or ever! thank u very much!

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Mina Politte

What about the other women/people who were harassed? They need to file a complaint as well, don’t you think? More power in numbers.

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Salamat! I hope justice will be given.

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