Justice for Randy Echanis! End the tyranny and terrorist of the US-Duterte regime!

Anakbayan Toronto condemns the brutal murder of 72-year old Randall “Ka Randy” Echanis, Chairperson of the Anakpawis party-list and peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). He is the 4th NDF political consultant to be killed, after Sotero Llamas, Randy Malayao, and Julius Giron. Ka Randy was murdered on August 10th by armed men … Continue reading Justice for Randy Echanis! End the tyranny and terrorist of the US-Duterte regime!

SONAgkaisa 2020: Filipino People’s State of the Nation Address

READ: Speech given at SONA ng Bayan TO: Filipinos Resist Imperialism & State Terror this past Sunday, July 26. Magandang hapon mga kababayan! We are a comprehensive mass organization of youth. We fight for National Democracy with a socialist perspective in the Philippines. We, Anakbayan, are here today to deliver the people’s true state of … Continue reading SONAgkaisa 2020: Filipino People’s State of the Nation Address

What does Canada Day mean to Filipinos who know their history?

Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipino workers are hailed as “heroes” but are forced to work in dangerous conditions and do not receive fair compensation. We are factory workers, farm-hands, janitors, care workers, and other essential front-liners displaced from our homeland and drawn here by a false promise of a brighter future. As migrants and … Continue reading What does Canada Day mean to Filipinos who know their history?

Free Pride 20! Activism is not a crime!

Anakbayan Toronto demands the release of 20 individuals who were violently dispersed and unlawfully arrested by the Philippine National Police (PNP) on June 26th, 2020. A peaceful Pride March was held today at Mendiola Street, Manila by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) community and allies, many from progressive people’s organizations such … Continue reading Free Pride 20! Activism is not a crime!

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