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Filipino Youth in Solidarity: Free Them All National Day of Action

Last Saturday on March 20, Anakbayan Toronto participated in the National Day of Action to Free Them All. The action was organized by grassroots organizations such as Toronto Prisoners’ Rights Project, Keep 6ix, Climate Justice Toronto, Palestinian Youth Movement, Barton Solidarity,  People’s Defence, Malton People’s Movement and others. The rally was held at Maplehurst Correctional … Continue reading Filipino Youth in Solidarity: Free Them All National Day of Action

Justice For Tumandok Massacre

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

Hands Off the Poor! Filipino Youth Solidarity with Toronto’s Encampment Residents

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

History of Filipino Youth Activism: An Overview

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

The Poorest of the Philippines’ Poor: The Filipino Women

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