Anakbayan Canada rejects the Anti-Terrorism Bill being rushed into law by the Philippine Congress. The vague definition of “terrorism” is used to violate the basic human rights of all Filipinos to freedom of speech and expression – especially if these are exercised to criticize the government.
Originally published by Sulong UBC, an affiliate of ANAKBAYAN-Canada. Reference: Lara Maestro, Sulong UBC (firstname.lastname@example.org) Banner photo of Unite Here! Local 40 strike c/o Castanet. “We’re in this together.”This is the slogan the world has rallied behind to encourage us all to be kind, be supportive, and be there for each other as we adjustContinue reading “You Can’t Eat “Gratitude”: Why Canada Needs Filipinos Who Speak Up For Workers’ Rights”
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.
Anakbayan Canada statement for International Workers’ Day on the global pandemic of imperialism
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”
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”
Statement calling for the release of all political prisoners immediately amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Statement of ANAKBAYAN Canada on the Duterte regime’s fascist response to the COVID-19 crisis in the Philippines.
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”
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!”