No War With Iran!

On January 4, hundreds of protestors gathered in front of the US Consulate General in downtown Toronto for the No War With Iran Action, organized by the No War With Iran Coalition, the International League for People's Struggle (ILPS) Canada, and Anakbayan Toronto. Chairperson Fatima Barron spoke on behalf of Anakbayan Toronto:My name is Fatima …

Art is Not Terrorism: Solidarity with Panday Sining

On November 30, non-uniformed Manila Police District officers violently arrested four members of youth activist organization Panday Sining after the Andres Bonifacio Day mobilization in Manila. The four activists, including a minor, were illegally detained at the police station for over a week on the grounds of vandalism. They were arrested without a warrant and …

Filipino and Canadian Youth Denounce Human Rights Violations in the Philippines!

Activists from BAYAN Canada and allies in Toronto peacefully held a silent protest at the Philippine Consulate General Office in preparation for the United People’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Toronto on July 21st, 2019. Yesterday, July 19th, 2019, at around 1 PM, the Philippine Consulate office in Toronto, Canada was caught by …

On International Working Women’s Day and the Formation of a Women’s Committee in Anakbayan Toronto

On International Working Women’s Day, Anakbayan Toronto vows to continue the fight for women’s rights and liberation, be it overseas or in the Philippines. In recognition of the heightening of the particular struggle of Filipino women in Canada and in the Philippines, we announce the formation of a Women’s Committee within our organization. We see …

2018 October 21 – “How much blood is in your sugar?”

Anakbayan-Canada statement on Sagay massacre Youth group Anakbayan-Canada condemns the massacre of nine agricultural workers in Hacienda Nene, Sagay City, Negros, central Philippines on October 20. We stand with the Filipino people in the the martyrs' call for land rights and justice on the occasion of the peasant and indigenous peoples month in the country. …

2018 August 27 – Anakbayan Canada on Philippine National Heroes Day

“Whatever is the manner of death/ There is a common denominator/ A hero serves the people/ To his very last breath” As we commemorate and celebrate the glory of courageous Filipinos, our heroes, we remember the service they rendered to our country’s freedom, honor and justice. Many of them have fallen and we are proud …

2018 August 1 – “NutriAsia’s no chill, #BoycottNutriAsia!”

No ketchup were used for fake blood and gory looks. An elderly woman was bleeding in the mouth after she was beaten by security personnel. Young people were mauled and charged with fabricated evidence. No chill. A couple of months since a June 2nd strike in a NutriAsia plant in Marilao, Bulacan, northern Philippines stirred …