(delivered by Martin Macayan on May 1st, 2022 at the Bathurst and Wilson Parkette) Good Afternoon everyone I’m Martin, a mass member of Anakbayan Toronto, as a full-time worker I will be sharing my experiences and relating that to the struggles Filipino migrants and all workers around the world face under capitalist exploitation. As a … Continue reading Grand People’s Rally on International Workers’ Day
A month ago, Chad, Jurain, Elegyn, Robert, and Tirso were killed by state forces in the Philippines. Their bodies showed signs of torture. The Armed Forces of the Philippines paraded their bodies on the Internet before their families even saw them. Are these the actions of brave and honorable people? No. These are crimes committed by gutless cowards who use the words brave and honorable, but do not know the meaning of it.
Content Warning: Rape and torture of a minor
Filipino youth in Toronto stand in solidarity with Belle (not her real name) and her family in their fight for justice against elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) who kidnapped, tortured, and raped Belle at 15 years old.
Filipino youth in Toronto are outraged about the killing of peasant organizers Silvestre Fortades Jr. and Rose Marie Galias. The husband and wife were shot dead at around 7 am on January 15, 2022 in Brgy. San Vicente, Barcelona, Sorsogon, according to Karapatan Sorsogon. The couple was selling garlic, onions, and other produce when two … Continue reading STATEMENT: Justice for Silvestre Fortades Jr. and Rose Marie Galias!
In the spirit of International Human Rights Day, members of the Philippine diaspora and supporters of human rights in the Philippines will be staging a rally on Sunday, December 12 in order to bring awareness to the ongoing human rights violations in the Philippines and present concrete demands to the Philippine government.