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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”