2018 April 22 – Anakbayan-Canada stands with young Moro activist detained, denied then deported by US

April 22, 2018 Reference: Renz Grospe, Co-chairperson Anakbayan Canada Email: anakbayan.canada@gmail.com US Customs and Border Protection does not consider country of origin or human rights activism to be determining factors for admissibility, according to a statement by agency spokesman Jaime Ruiz. But the agency is prohibited from discussing specifics why Mindanao activist Datu Jerome Aladdin …

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 …

Filipino youth group Anakbayan-Canada: Quash the $233-M chopper deal for human rights violations in Philippines

Once again, Canadian imperialism demonstrates its support to the US-Duterte fascist regime in the Philippines. Anakbayan Canada, a national democratic organization of Filipino youth and students, denounces the most recent $233-M chopper deal between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. The deal, which involves the acquisition of sixteen combat helicopters, will …