Filipinos For Black Lives

Statement of Solidarity with Black Liberation Progressive Filipino youth and student organization, Anakbayan Toronto, condemns the brutal attacks and murder on Black lives. We join concerned community members to demand justice for Regis Korchinski-Paquet, George Floyd, and all Black lives. We extend our deepest condolences and mourn with their loved ones and communities. On May … Continue reading Filipinos For Black Lives

Global Day of Action: No War in Iran

Yesterday, Anakbayan Toronto joined BAYAN Canada and ILPS Canada for an educational discussion on Iran and why #NoWarOnIran matters to Filipinos. This discussion was organized as part of the Global Day of Action calling for No War in Iran. As long as the US ruling class continues to have vested political and economic interests in other countries, the … Continue reading Global Day of Action: No War in Iran

The Role of Youth and Students in the Struggle: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the First Quarter Storm

This statement was prepared by Anakbayan-Canada. Anakbayan-Canada stands in solidarity with progressive Filipino youth and student organizations around the world in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the First Quarter Storm (FQS). We remember their fierceness and bravery when they fought against the oppressive and tyrannical rule of the Marcos dictatorship. As Filipinx youth and students … Continue reading The Role of Youth and Students in the Struggle: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the First Quarter Storm

Protect Haran! Filipino youth in Canada condemn attack on Lumad evacuees’ compound

Anakbayan Toronto strongly condemns the latest military and paramilitary attack on the rights of Lumad evacuees in a church compound. On January 24, members of Alamara, a paramilitary group backed by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), broke into the sanctuary of almost 500 Lumad evacuees at UCCP Haran in Davao City. This attack … Continue reading Protect Haran! Filipino youth in Canada condemn attack on Lumad evacuees’ compound

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 … Continue reading Art is Not Terrorism: Solidarity with Panday Sining

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