Anakbayan-Canada: “Hands off people’s rights activists in Negros Island”

April 20, 2018 Reference: Renz Grospe, Co-chairperson Anakbayan Canada Email: anakbayan.canada@gmail.com “To stand for the exploited and the oppressed is never a crime. To silent dissent through a systematic and widespread attacks, harassments and killings is, on the other hand, a crime against humanity. President Duterte and his fascist military and police are the real …

Rise, Resist, Unite!

From Canada to the Philippines, Anakbayan-Toronto joins the 2018 International Women’s Day with continued call for justice and genuine change for women at home and abroad. MAKIBAKA, huwag matakot! Women have remained at the forefront in the fight against feudalism, bureaucrat-capitalism, and imperialism especially in reign of the current US-Duterte regime. The case of a …

“Stop the Killings in the Philippines!” network of Canada-based groups demand

Since assuming office as the Philippines’ president in 2016, Rodrigo Duterte has carried out a "firm hand" method against crime and drugs leading to thousands of deaths. These killings of mostly urban poor dwellers have been instigated by the government’s senior officials that could amount to crimes against humanity. This year, a prosecutor from the …

An Open Letter to URGE CANADIAN MPs TO GET RID OF DISCRIMINATION IN THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM

Anakbayan Toronto and Anakbayan Canada just signed the open letter to URGE CANADIAN MPs TO GET RID OF DISCRIMINATION IN THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM. As migrants and children of migrant workers we know how family separation eats away from the relationships we hold on so dearly. For years, hundreds of caregivers who wish to bring their …

On Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau’s visit to the Philippines for the ASEAN Summit 2017

We, the national democratic Filipino youth and student organization Anakbayan-Canada, are denouncing the visit of the President of the United States Donald Trump and the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau to the Philippines this month of November. Their governments continue to commit atrocities to the Filipino people both in the Philippines and around the …