Youth and student groups led by Anakbayan today held protest actions in various schools in Metro Manila and major urban centers across the country to express solidarity with the people of Marawi and call on President Duterte to retract the Martial Law declaration he imposed on the entire island of Mindanao.

“Even as we condemn […]

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Anakbayan calls on the Duterte regime and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to back down from indisciminate aerial bombings and military operations in Marawi, Lanao del Sur that imperils the lives of civilians, their homes, and livelihood.

We furthermore call on Duterte to take back his Martial Law declaration for the entire […]

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Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the National Housing Commission (NHA) attempt to “sow chaos” and “pit the poor against the poor” by bringing in trucks-load of relocatees from demolished communities in Tondo to the Kadamay-occupied sites in Pandi, Bulacan.

“Rather than adhere to President Duterte’s promise to graciously give the idle housing projects occupied by […]

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Youth group Anakbayan expresses concern over the “creeping militarization” of the supposedly “civilian” Duterte cabinet with the appointment of AFP chief of staff Eduardo Ano as DILG secretary and Roy Cimatu as DENR secretary.

We urge Duterte to rethink the appointment of officials from the military establishment, which we condemn as one of the […]

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Students from various state universities and colleges (SUCs) led by Anakbayan, Kabataan Partylist and other youth groups today held protest actions and marched to the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) office in Quezon City in the afternoon to denounce what it called the free tuition hoax.

“The free tuition policy is a hoax that promises […]

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The youth group Anakbayan today said President Duterte’s visit to banana plantation workers’ protest campout in Mendiola, Manila and declaration of support to their struggle yesterday afternoon serves as an inspiration for landless farmers to occupy more oligarch farmlands nationwide.

The Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, Inc. (Marbai) have been in Manila since May […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today expressed concern over the appointment of ex-AFP Chief of Staff Roy Cimatu to replace Gina Lopez Environment Secretary, saying this is a bane to rural and indigenous communities where big mining and other transnational companies have enjoyed the protection of the AFP.

“From killing lumads defending their land to militarizing rural […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today challenged President Duterte to dump United States President Donald Trump’s invitation for a meeting in Washington, saying Trump will only sweet-talk Duterte into maintaining unequal relations between the Philippines and the US.

“Take a step towards actualizing an independent foreign policy. Dump the Trump invite,” said Anakbayan National Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo […]

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Youth group Anakbayan challenged President Duterte to actually push through with his appeal on Filipinos to occupy the properties of landed oligarchs in the wake of the 100,000-strong International Labor Day rally last May 1.

“We challenge Duterte to just do it. Despotic landlords and big businessmen in cahoots with transnationals and scrupulous officials have […]

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As we mark the International Labor Day today, May 1, Anakbayan joins the Filipino toiling masses in highlighting the need to advance the national democratic struggle with a socialist perspective to end the exploitation and oppression of the Filipino working classes and people.

We draw inspiration Great October Revolution, whose centenary we celebrate this year, […]

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