Filipino Youth in Canada Defend Press Freedom: Unity Statement

We, the Filipino youth in Canada, condemn Duterte’s fascist attack on the press after issuing orders to shut down ABS-CBN on May 5, 2020. This attack comes two days after World Press Freedom Day – a gruesome reality for journalists and media outlets critical of the Duterte administration as press freedom continues to be repressed.

Land is Life, from Turtle Island to the Philippines: On the 36th Annual Cordillera Day

From the Coast Salish Territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations, Sulong UBC, an affiliate organization of Anakbayan-Canada, extends our militant solidarity to the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) on the 36th annual Cordillera Day celebration. We stand with the Indigenous peoples of the Cordillera in their struggles for self-determination and theContinue reading “Land is Life, from Turtle Island to the Philippines: On the 36th Annual Cordillera Day”

Public Health not Private Profit: Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with the Oppressed and Exploited Peoples of the World

Anakbayan Canada, its chapters and affiliated organizations, join the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) and the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) Commission 10 in the Global Day of Solidarity for Public Health Not Private Profit this April 15.  The global pandemic of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is linked to theContinue reading “Public Health not Private Profit: Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with the Oppressed and Exploited Peoples of the World”

Remembering the People Power Uprising: Why Filipino Youth are Continuing the Struggle for National Democracy

Filipino youth organizations from all over Canada and the world commemorate February 25th as the anniversary of the People Power Uprising of 1986, which consisted of several popular demonstrations that took place mainly in Metro Manila’s EDSA (Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue). This uprising resulted in the ousting of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, ending his twentyContinue reading “Remembering the People Power Uprising: Why Filipino Youth are Continuing the Struggle for National Democracy”

Money for Jobs and Education: Filipino Youth Solidarity with Ontario’s Education Workers!

We, from Anakbayan-Canada, a comprehensive youth organization as part of the Philippine National Democratic movement, support the thousands of striking Education Workers in the province of Ontario as they fight for better compensation and wages, smaller class sizes, special education funding, and equitable hiring practices. We understand the importance of quality education to develop theContinue reading “Money for Jobs and Education: Filipino Youth Solidarity with Ontario’s Education Workers!”