The Philippines – Justice for Domingo and Viernes

July 24, 1989

The 24th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 14-25 July, 1989 in Sydney, Australia:

Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes were murdered in Seattle, Washington, June 1 1981. As leaders in the anti-Marcos movement and the US Trade union, they were engaged in building solidarity between US and Philippine workers. A civil suit is scheduled for trial in Seattle, October 16, 1989, against Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos alleging that they ordered Domingo’s and Vieres murders.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom at their 24th International Congress held July 15th-23rd, 1989, in Australia, supports the Committee for Justice for Domingo and Viernes in its efforts to bring to justice all those who participated in the murder conspiracy that resulted in the deaths of Domingo and Viernes.

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