Thousands of new graduates and other unemployed youths under the youth group Anakbayan are expected to join tomorrow’s May Day rally in Metro Manila. They however, are not expecting any meaningful pronouncements from the Aquino administration, despite the latter’s claim of a ‘Labor Day Surprise’ for workers.

Anakbayan is demanding that the government address the […]

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‘Silverio Massacre’ the end result of Aquino government’s continuation of decades-old anti-people policies – Anakbayan

The youth group Anakbayan has put the responsibility for Monday’s bloody demolition in Paranaque, which left at least one dead and 30 other residents wounded, in the hands of President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III for his administration’s refusal to solve […]

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Anakbayan Feature
26 April 2012

Silverio demolition: One dead, scores injured as police forces open fire on resisting residents in Paranaque

A resident was shot dead and more than 30 injured, many by gunfire, as police forces demolished homes and several commercial establishments in Silverio Compound, Paranaque City, April 23.

News video footages and […]

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‘Gov’t noynoying re tuition hikes’

Youth group Anakbayan today condemned the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Aquino government for its approval of a new round of tuition and other fee increases for school year 2012-2013. CHED announced today that as much as 256 higher education institutions are set to increase tuition rates by […]

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The youth group Anakbayan expressed jubilation today as the Supreme Court unanimously ruled for the total distribution of the 6,000-hectare Cojuangco-Aquino-owned Hacienda Luisita. The magistrates also ruled 8-6 to peg the ‘compensation’ of the Cojuangco-Aquinos at P40,000 per hectare, the value set in 1989, as opposed to the more expensive 2006 value being demanded by […]

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Anakbayan congratulates the farmworkers of Hacienda Luisita for their victory.

We call on the Aquino government to immediately comply with the court ruling and distribute Luisita immediately. The farmworkers have toiled and have long been oppressed by the landlord Aquino-Cojuangco family the profits they have amassed through exploitation should be enough compensation for them. […]

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No reason to celebrate K+12

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“The millions of Filipino youths and their families have absolutely no reason to celebrate the re-launching of the K+12 curriculum. Not only will it worsen the equipment shortages in public schools as well as parents’ difficulties in sending their kids to school, it will also intensify the current structural defects of our educational system”

This […]

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PRESS RELEASE
April 23, 2012

Anakbayan condemns PNP, SM Group of Companies for cold-blooded murder as cops kill one in Paranaque demolition

The youth group Anakbayan expressed its outrage today as members of the Philippine National Police opened fire today on residents of a Paranaque urban poor community, leaving at least one minor dead […]

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Statement of Anakbayan National Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo on the Silverio Compound Demolition

Anakbayan condemns violent demolition, killing of resident in Silverio Compound in Paranaque

We condemn in strongest possible terms the violent demolition and killing of a resident in Silverio Compound in Paranaque. The demolition should immediately be stopped and officials responsible for the violence […]

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The youth group Anakbayan expressed its outrage today as members of the Philippine National Police opened fire today on residents of a Paranaque urban poor community, leaving at least one minor dead and several injured.

The 9.7-hectare Silverio Compound, home to around 28 thousand families, is under the threat of demolition to make way for […]

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April 20, 2012

Anakbayan hits Aquino’s inaction on Zambo fisherman’s death, government servility to U.S-imposed policies

The youth group Anakbayan joined today’s Metro Manila-wide noise barrage to condemn the death of a fisherman in Zamboanga yesterday whose fishing boat collided with a US vessel. They called it the latest […]

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April 16, 2012

PUP students hold rally during freshmen enrollment vs. new, illegal fees

Students of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines held a rally this morning, the first day of enrollment for incoming first year students, to protest the imposition of new and unapproved student fees.

According to PUP Student […]

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