Last December 11, all nine victims were red-tagged and accused of being communist rebel supporters, while TUMANDUK faced accusation as a front organization of the Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army (CPP-NPA). Meanwhile, 10 residents from Tapaz, Capis and 7 from in Calinog, Iloilo were arrested over alleged illegal possession of firearms, … Continue reading Justice For Tumandok Massacre
Anakbayan Toronto condemns the City of Toronto and the John Tory administration’s threats to forcibly clear encampments, leaving Toronto’s unhoused population in the cold amidst a global pandemic. These threats come after months of advocacy demanding the City of Toronto’s Shelter, Support and Housing Administration consult with encampment residents about their housing needs. As a … Continue reading Hands Off the Poor! Filipino Youth Solidarity with Toronto’s Encampment Residents
By Richmond Uy, Anakbayan Toronto Youth and students have led the charge for change in the Philippines throughout history and into the present: whether it be through raising the consciousness of fellow Filipinos, or through full blown revolution and claiming independence for the Philippines. Our youth struggle is inseparable from the struggle of the Filipino … Continue reading History of Filipino Youth Activism: An Overview
By Waynes Manalang of Anakbayan Toronto Typhoons, floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruption, and drought are major adverse events we call natural disasters. They’re called natural because they’re a result of natural earthly processes. However, the immense suffering of the people is no longer limited to the brunt of natural disasters. They are now subjected to the … Continue reading The Poorest of the Philippines’ Poor: The Filipino Women
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!