Youth group Anakbayan has challenged President Duterte to directly address scores of issues hounding the Filipino people during the nationwide #WalkoutPH protest for rights, freedom and democracy joined by thousands of youth and members of various sectors on February 23.

“Duterte is a coward. He avoids public rage against his anti-poor and corrupt regime while […]

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Youth group Anakbayan has slammed the Duterte administration for its remarks over the US intelligence report tagging the president as a “threat to democracy” in Southeast Asia, saying that it smacks of fear and hypocrisy.

“Duterte and his lackeys must be rightfully alarmed because in U.S. parlance, threats to democracy are destabilized, overthrown, or […]

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Youth group Anakbayan slammed the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) plan to mobilize state universities and colleges (SUCs) for the Duterte regime’s charter change scheme.

“As if the silencing of critical media, unleashing of troll armies, and killings and illegal arrests of activists were not enough, now the Duterte government also wants to turn state […]

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UP Diliman community gears for ‘shutdown’

Youth and students all over the country, together with various sectors, are all set for the massive coordinated nationwide protests on February 23 to hold the Duterte regime accountable over various people’s issues hounding the Filipino people and ultimately thwart his anti-poor and fascist authoritarian rule.

In a press […]

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Progressive youth group Anakbayan has called President Duterte inutile and coward for consistently brushing off acts of Chinese incursion in Philippine territories and denounced him for his recent remark saying that he wants the Philippines to become a province of China.

“The President is masking his statements of selling out Philippine territories to China […]

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As an act of protest against the impending five percent tuition hike for academic year 2018-19, student leaders from the University of the East (UE) university and college student councils boycotted the consultation meeting on tuition and other fees increase (TOFI) set by the UE administration on February 19.

The UE Faculty Association (UEFA) also […]

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Activist youth group Anakbayan today denounced President Rodrigo Duterte for declaring in a statement that the country needs him as a dictator to effect change.

“Be careful what you wish for, Duterte. If you study history it is clear that dictators have rarely effected change. Dictators are overthrown by an oppressed people collectively fighting for […]

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Progressive youth organizations have called for the junking of the K-12 program in a protest in front of the Department of Education (DepEd) main office in Pasig City on February 6, saying that the senior high school program is a grand modus meant to burden the Filipino youth with exorbitant fees for the profit of […]

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Youth group Anakbayan slammed Duterte’s recent calibrated attacks against the progressive movement, which include the illegal arrest of NDFP consultant Rafael Baylosis and his companion and the filing of trumped-up charges against leaders over the Trump-ASEAN mobilizations last year.

Speaking at a multisectoral press conference on February 2, Anakbayan leaders maintained that they will not […]

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Thousands of youth across the country took to the streets on February 1 to show their rage against the fascist and anti-people policies of the Duterte regime, saying that they will exert all efforts to thwart Duterte’s dictatorial ambitions and will not let the authoritarian leader stay in power.

In line with the National Day […]

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Joining progressive organizations and press freedom advocates in the “Black Friday Protest against Tyranny and Dictatorship” in UP Diliman on January 26, youth group Anakbayan has said that the series of youth protests is only a prelude to bigger mobilizations by the youth on February 1 and 23 against Duterte’s fascist dictatorship.

“The youth will […]

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Youth group Anakbayan challenged President Rodrigo Duterte and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez to speak up and end their apparent silence on the rising prices of products and other essential commodities following the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, adding that the administration must be held accountable for the bogus and […]

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