University of the Philippines students in Diliman and other campuses greeted the class opening with protest actions against the Student Academic Information System (SAIS) and the eUP Project.

“Despite their appearance as a data management and information integration system, the substandard SAIS and eUP Project are rip-offs led by UP President Alfred Pascual to […]

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The youth group Anakbayan today declared August 11, Thursday, a “Day of Action” against the spate of extrajudicial killings that has been spawned in the wake of the Duterte administration’s war on illegal drugs.

“We call on everyone to join our day of action this August 11 to strongly register our call to stop […]

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The youth group Anakbayan called on the Filipino youth and people to strongly oppose the efforts of the Duterte government to bury the remains of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Bicutan.

“At least 70,000 people were illegally imprisoned, millions of Filipinos became victims of human rights […]

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Youth group Anakbayan held a protest action in front of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Manila in response to today’s news of the Supreme Court’s denial of the provisional release of 10 political prisoners who are peace consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).

Anakbayan expressed apprehensions that this latest legal […]

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Tough talk vs oligarchy empty without genuine land reform, pro-people economic policies – Anakbayan

The youth group Anakbayan today told President Rodrigo Duterte that tough talk against the country’s oligarchy is empty if his government does not implement genuine land reform, national industrialization, meaningful wage hikes, and other pro-people economic policies. The group said […]

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Youth group Anakbayan called on the President Rodrigo Duterte to back off the revival of mandatory service to the Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program, a plan which was tackled in the fourth cabinet meeting of the Duterte administration last Monday.

The youth group vowed to wage a strong campaign against the proposed revival […]

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The youth group ANAKBAYAN today again urged President Rodrigo Duterte to keep his word on his promise to release all political prisoners as part of the confidence-building in welcoming the following resumption of formal peace talks between the government and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) happening this August 20th-27th in Oslo, […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today challenged President Rodrigo Duterte to make good his promise of ending contractualization by criminalizing the practice of “endo” and scrapping neoliberal laws and policies that legitimize the anti-worker, anti-youth employment scheme.

“We credit the Duterte’s strong statements against contractualization. But this must translate into decisive steps against contractualization by passing a law […]

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We are dismayed over Duterte’s lifting of the government’s unilateral ceasefire with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) less than a week after he announced it in his SONA speech, and an hour before the New People’s Army (NPA) was about to reciprocate the ceasefire.

We are perplexed by Duterte’s sudden impatience, which […]

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Urges Duterte to go for free education, stop K-12, end contractualization, pursue peace talks

Thousands of students and youth are marching to Batasan in time for the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte. They are joining thousands of rallyists, including lakbayan delegates from Mindanao, who are part […]

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Education should be free, Anakbayan reminds Duterte

Youth groups led by Anakbayan marches to Mendiola today to call on President Rodrigo Duterte to reverse the tuition and other fees increase policy, scrap the K-12 program, and provide free education for the Filipino people.

While welcoming the Duterte’s efforts to prioritize education as unveiled in the […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today expressed dismay over news that congressmen are trying to continue the corrupt “pork barrel” system despite mass protests which led to a Supreme Court (SC) ruling declaring it unconstitutional.

In a news report, some congressmen confirmed that they submitted some P80 million in projects to be included in the budget proposals.

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