Youth groups ready for big SONA mobilization for justice, peace, and people’s rights

In a press conference held today, youth group Anakbayan strongly condemned the extension of Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao by a “rubberstamp” Congress in yesterday’s special joint session that also saw the arrest of Kabataan 8 protesters who held a lightning rally […]

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A lightning protest was held today during the Congress special joint session for the extension of martial law in Mindanao by school teachers from Mindanao Lumad community school ALCADEV in Lianga, Surigao del Sur and leaders of youth groups led by Anakbayan and League of Filipino Students.

The young protesters interrupted the speech of Defense […]

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Youth groups led by Anakbayan today joins other sectors in a protest outside of Congress in time for a special joint session requested by President Rodrigo Duterte for the extension of martial law in Mindanao up to the end of the year in December 31, 2017.

“If he thinks after inciting the killing of 12,000 […]

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1. Labanan ang martial law! Panagutin ang US-AFP, rehimeng Duterte at mga gurpong naghahasik ng karahasan laban sa Moro, Lumad, mamamayan ng Mindanao at kapwa Pilipino.

2. Ipaglaban ang pambansang kalayaan at demokrasya laban sa paghahari at dominasyon ng US. Isulong ang pambansang soberanya at teritoryal na integridad ng Pilipinas.

3. Isulong ang usapang pangkapayapaan […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today condemned in the strongest terms the Duterte government’s cutting of the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).

“Ultimately Duterte’s martial law, worsening human rights abuses, and lack of willingness to tackle genuine socio-economic and political reforms that led to the impasse in the negotiations,” said […]

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Youth group Anakbayan in a statement said that yesterday’s meeting by Bayan leaders with President Rodrigo Duterte to present the people’s demands only further exposed his administration’s direct accountability and hand in pushing for policies that are anti-people, fascist, and subservient to foreign powers like the US and China.

“What change is Duterte talking about? The […]

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Walang napala ang mamamayan sa paghaharap nito ng mga panawagan kay Duterte sa pakikipag-usap nito sa mga lider ng mga sektor sa Malakanyang nitong hapon ng Hulyo 18. Sa halip, lalong pang pinakita ni Duterte ang direktang pananagutan at kamay nito sa pagtutulak ng mga patakarang makadayuhan, pasista at pahirap sa mamamamayan.

Ipinaggiitan ni Duterte […]

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Youth group Anakbayan is calling for massive protests during President Rodrigo Duterte’s July 22 special joint session with Congress for the extension of martial law in Mindanao up to the end of the year on December 31.

“Martial law has only led to a massive humanitarian crisis in Marawi and human rights abuses across Mindanao. […]

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The Duterte administration’s “build build build” Dutertenomics of spurring economic activity through massive infrastructure projects makes it no different from the Aquino and Marcos regimes, the youth group Anakbayan said in a response to a Department of Budget and Management (DBM) statement made last Friday.

“DBM’s claim that Dutertenomics will never result in a debt […]

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1) Previously, despite gov’t free tuition policy, UP still set to collect tuition. In a dialogue with UP President Dani Concepcion, he admitted they still aim to collect hundreds of millions from tuition. In fact, application process for selective implementation of free tuition already started.

Process still included application for the much hated Socialized Tuition […]

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Youth group Anakbayan in a statement today lauds the students of the University of the Philippines for pushing the university administration to stop tuition and other fees collection in UP Diliman.

“This tactical victory is […]

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