An Anakbayan leader was harassed, threatened and robbed by suspected military men at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) main campus in Sta. Mesa yesterday, one day before today’s indignation protest versus repression at PUP.

Early yesterday morning, two men riding a motorcycle blocked the Anakbayan leader on the road near the PUP College […]

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Students set rallies against ‘campus repression’

Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) President Emmanuel De Guzman is clutching at straws, resorting to lies and Duterte-style doublespeak to cover up the systematic and coordinated blitzkrieg attack on student rights in the nation’s biggest state university.

1) De Guzman claimed they did not remove student regent Karl […]

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Gov’t launches wave of attacks vs democratic rights Student regent removed, replaced by admin-appointed representative Admin closed down student offices and tambayans; took over campus publications Student council elections suspended New fees, mandatory uniform implemented Police forces deployed in campus

Student activism in Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is under attack as the school […]

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The so-called “olive branch” and offers of a “constructive dialogue” to protesters is hypocritical and meant only to divert attention from the Duterte regime’s continuing fascist attacks against human rights and anti-people neoliberal policies.

The change of tune from sabotaging anti-tyranny the victorious 30,000-strong September 21 Luneta Park rally and threatening to use this as […]

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As thousands of protesters march in the streets today to call for a stop to the killings under the Duterte regime’s ‘war on drugs’, counterinsurgency ‘all-out war’, and martial law in Mindanao, youth group Anakbayan said Duterte has been fully unmasked as a fascist who wishes to follow the footsteps of the late dictator Ferdinand […]

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Anakbayan strongly opposes the Duterte regime’s compressed workweek employment scheme that essentially abolishes the eight-hour workday and extends it to over 10-12 hours without added compensation for workers, thereby increasing profits while minimizing labor costs.

The compressed workweek railroaded into passage by Duterte’s supermajority in the House of Representatives is an anti-worker flexible labor scheme […]

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Youth and student formations led by Anakbayan warned Duterte not to sabotage the September 21 anti-martial law protest and using this as pretext to impose nationwide martial law, saying this will hasten his fascist regime’s downfall.

“Out of desperation, Duterte has taken to mocking the September 21 anti-martial law rally and trivializing the Filipino people’s […]

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Youth groups and students from the country’s biggest universities are joining the protest rally on September 21 amidst gov’t announcements canceling classes and government work on the same day.

“A broad front of youth and student formations has formed alongside the victims of Duterte’s ‘triple wars’ against the Filipino people,” said Anakbayan National Chairperson Vencer […]

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Anakbayan UST condemns the death of freshman UST Law student Horacio Castillo III due to fraternity hazing. Anakbayan along with its 20 thousand members nationwide extends its sympathies to the family, classmates, and friends of the victim. The youth group also call on all concerned parties to swiftly and decisively act to bring justice the […]

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Today’s shameful episode in Congress, that saw a pro-Duterte majority defund the Commission of Human Rights (CHR) by mockingly providing a token P1,000 as its entire 2018 budget, is part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s scheme to eliminate all opposition to extrajudicial killings and consolidate his fascist dictatorship.

A total of 119 Representatives voted for the […]

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Marcos rehabilitation furthers Duterte’s dictatorial designs – Anakbayan

President Duterte’s floating of a compromise agreement with the Marcoses, trading the return of the family’s ill-gotten wealth in exchange for granting immunity, serves to further Duterte’s dictatorial designs, said youth group Anakbayan.

“Duterte’s compromise plan with the Marcoses is part of a grand plan to complete […]

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Today, the Commission on Appointments (CA) composed of Duterte-allied congressmen, senators, and bureaucrat capitalists has refused the services of a genuinely progressive land reform advocate in Ka-Paeng Mariano. Ka-Paeng has decades in his tenure as a peasant leader, surviving the worst the reactionary state has to inflict: the 1987 Mendiola Massacre and as part of […]

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