Youth group Anakbayan, together with Tindog, a network of Yolanda survivors, family and supporters, held an “Interfaith Rally for Relief and Justice” in Mendiola, Manila today to press the Aquino government to provide immediate relief and rehabilitation support for the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

“We are dismayed and outraged that many kababayans are […]

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PRESS RELEASE

November 27, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Anakbayan congratulates the students of Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology (EARIST) in Sta. Mesa, Manila for their courageous campus protest yesterday, November 26 , wherein some 5000 students walked out of their classes to protest the illegal collection of the P1,500 Development Fee in […]

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With the Supreme Court unanimously voting to declare the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and several components of the presidential pork barrel fund unconstitutional, the youth group Anakbayan said President Noynoy Aquino and other government officials should be held accountable for defending the said funds.

“Concerned groups and individuals went to the Supreme Court because […]

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Press Release

Anakbayan welcomes SC ruling declaring pork unconstitutional

Youth group Anakbayan today welcomed the Supreme Court ruling declaring the Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) and presidential pork funds as unconstitutional as a “victory brought about by the people’s collective action.”

“We welcome the SC ruling declaring the PDAF unconstitutional as a victory of […]

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The youth group Anakbayan today condemned the Aquino administration for using the victims of typhoon Yolanda as justification for reviving the previously ‘abolished’ Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and hiking other presidential pork barrel funds for next year.

In House Joint Resolution 7, authored last November 12, presidential ally Speaker Sonny Belmonte and several other […]

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In the wake of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s (NDRRMC) admission of unpreparedness for super typhoon Yolanda, the youth group Anakbayan today said that President Noynoy Aquino and members of the Cabinet must be held accountable for what it called criminal negligence and dereliction of duty.

“Yolanda is a freak […]

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The youth group Anakbayan held mass candle-lightings, prayer vigils, and other assemblies all across the country today to urge the public to continue various efforts to provide relief to victims of typhoon Yolanda. They also expressed frustration and extreme disappointment over the Aquino administration for its snail-paced relief efforts, saying Aquino seems to […]

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Press Release
November 11, 2013

In the spirit of bayanihan, various groups are mobilizing nationwide relief efforts to help victims of Typhoon Yolanda. An “International Day of Solidarity and Action” is set on November 13.

“Our fellow Filipinos need our help now. We are calling on members, chapters and allied organizations nationwide to exert […]

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We are calling on all leaders, members, chapters and allied organizations of Anakbayan nationwide and overseas to exert all efforts to help victims of super typhoon Yolanda. Let us mobilize our members to help gather goods and resources for relief and rehabilitation. Let us form Tulong Kabataan networks and committees in schools, communities […]

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The youth group Anakbayan condemned the harassment suffered by several participants in yesterday’s ‘Million Mask March’ in front of the Batasang Pambansa, blaming what it called the paranoia of the Aquino administration.

“The Million March is a slap on the face of Noynoy who keeps claiming that the public supports him despite being the Pork […]

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Calling plans for a nationwide series of ‘public dialogues’ regarding the pork barrel as a ‘cheap PR stunt’, the youth groups Anakbayan and Youth Act Now are challenging President Noynoy Aquino to a public debate televised nationwide.

“Aquino is desperately looking for audiences because his Halloween speech flopped. No one believed his fantastic claims. Mas […]

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