We are writing this letter in response to the blatant lies and malicious accusations thrown by Rina Jimenez-David against activists and the Left in her column entitled “Better lukewarm than absent” that was published in the Inquirer Opinion section last October 21.

Contrary to the deceptive claims of David, Anakbayan and other organizations of the legal democratic […]

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The youth group Anakbayan welcomes the move of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to reopen the Mamasapano probe, stressing the need to make a deeper investigation on the role of the United States’ in the botched operation that led to the death of 44 Special Action Forces (SAF) troops and Moro people.

This is in response […]

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As thousands march in protest to Mendiola today, the youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the recent fascist attacks by police and military forces against legitimate protests of indigenous peoples and national minorities, with the police van running down of protesters in front of the US Embassy and the use of water cannons outside Camp Aguinaldo.

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8 youth activists rammed by police vehicle, 4 rushed to hospital

The youth group Anakbayan strongly condemned yesterday morning’s brutal dispersal by police forces of members of national minorities and supporters protesting in front of the Embassy of the United States.

The group said the police brutality at the US embassy highlights Washington’s continued domination […]

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The youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the violent dispersal of various indigenous peoples and national minorities who were holding a protest action in front of the US embassy in Manila today noontime.

“Mapayapang nagpoprograma ang mga katutubo at Lumad sa tapat ng US Embassy nang biglang namalo at nanagasa ang mobile ng pulis sa […]

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Youth group Anakbayan joins thousands of national minorities in a protest action in front of the US Embassy in Manila to oppose US meddling in Philippine domestic affairs and to express support for President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s independent foreign policy by breaking away from decades-old unequal relations with the US.

The group particularly called for […]

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As President Rodrigo Roa Duterte makes his first state visit to the People’s Republic of China today, the national democratic youth organization Anakbayan urges the president to persevere in charting an independent foreign policy. Concretely, this means breaking off with the decades-old lopsided relations with the United States while avoiding inequitable entanglements with rising foreign […]

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The youth group Anakbayan condemns in the strongest terms the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for its violent dispersal of protesting national minorities and advocates in front of the AFP General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo this morning.

Even as the protest contingent were arriving in front of Camp Aguinaldo, AFP forces immediately began using […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today joined hundreds of Lumad, Moro, and other National Minorities in a protest action in front of Camp Aguinaldo along the length of EDSA to call for an end to the continuing militarization, state violence, and repression against their communities.

“We join the call of our fellow brother and sister national minorities […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today declared its strong support for the the 2-year ban on the land-use conversion of agricultural lands as an initial step towards the attainment of genuine land reform, social justice, and empowerment of the poor.

This is in response to the official position paper seeking the reversal of the moratorium signed not only by Vice President Leni […]

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Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the extrajudicial killing of Anoy Pasaporte, a Lumad and member of the environmental advocacy group Panalipdan Youth and resident of Barangay Tagnanan, Mabini, Compostela Valley in Mindanao.

Pasaporte was walking home 5:20PM on October 13 when he was shot dead by unidentified gunmen alleged to be from the 46th IBPA.

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UP community welcomes ‘Lakbayanis,’ join national minority groups in fight for self-determination and against militarization

Students of the University of the Philippines in both Diliman and Manila mobilized and walked out of their classes on Thursday, October 13, to rally against the “continuing deterioration of the Philippine education system,” as manifested by skyrocketing fees charged […]

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