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

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

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!

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. … Continue reading 2018 October 21 – “How much blood is in your sugar?”