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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Obillo Bay-ao, a 19-year old Lumad student of the Salugpongan Community Center, died 9:00 PM yesterday, September 5, in Davao City Regional Hospital. Obillo Bay-ao was shot at around 2:30 PM yesterday by a member of the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU) in Talaingod, Davao del Norte.

Anakbayan expresses grief and extreme rage at […]

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In response to the latest hogwash statement made by dictator wannabe Rodrigo Duterte that the brutal murder of young innocent victims Kian Loyd and Carl Angelo will not be the last, we say the war on drugs is in fact a fascist war against the poor and the youth.

Duterte said in his latest response […]

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“In this day and age, violence is an understatement. Violence is a word that hardly suffices to describe the blood, gore, shock, and terror instigated by state forces all throughout the nation – from the distant mountains of Mindanao right to the alleyways of Caloocan.”

This is the statement of Anakbayan National Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo, […]

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President Rodrigo Duterte’s defense of presidential son Paolo ‘Pulong’ Duterte highlights the duplicity of his anti-drug war, said the youth group Anakbayan. “This only demonstrates how close Duterte allies are deceitfully shielded from investigation while small-time drug peddlers, users, and mere suspects are murdered by police without any due process,” the group emphasized.

This is […]

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