“The Aquino administration failure to assert on the custody of Pemberton proves its obedience to its masters in Washington. While the family of Jennifer Laude cries for justice, Pres. Benigno ‘Amboy’ Aquino III is too busy defending VFA against its critics,” said Vencer Crisostomo, Anakbayan National Chairperson.

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Youth group Anakbayan today called the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) detrimental to the Philippines contrary to the blatant pro-us propaganda of the Aquino administration.

“VFA’s ambiguity provided the condition for the US to maintain their presence in the Philippines. Under the VFA the ‘activities’ done by the US troops are not defined, the number of [...]

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We express our condolences to the family of Lando and Judah Dagansan who met their tragic end in the hands of the 66th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army.

Last Sunday (October 12), Lando Dagansan and his son Judah were killed on their way home by PFC Romel Escliba and PFC Jonard [...]

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Progressive youth organization Anakbayan today condemned the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) for distributing rotten food as relief goods for Mayon evacuees in Albay, Bicol. Evacuees in Daraga, Sto. Domingo, Camalig, Malilipot, Guinobatan and Ligao city evacuation centers received spoiled relief goods from DSWD.

“DSWD has already been criticized for distributing [...]

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Press Release

October 13, 2014

Was US serviceman involved in Olongapo slay?

‘Youth group calls on independent probe on murder of transgender Filipina’

 

Anakbayan condemns the murder of a Filipina transgender in Subic which, according to reports, involved a member of the US Marines.

The victim, Jeffrey Laude was last seen stepping [...]

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Progressive youth organization, Anakbayan assailed the “blatant display of selective justice” under the administration of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III. The youth organization demanded genuine accountability for all those who are linked with corruption scandals, including the BS Aquino himself and his allies.

“While the administration ardently pushes for the investigation of Vice President Jejomar [...]

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October 8, 2014

‘Aquino cabinet officials should resign over Metro traffic, flooding woes’

Youth group Anakbayan today assailed the government plan to increase fares for the Metro Rail Transit and the Light Rail Transit, calling the move “utterly shameless” ond “garapal.”

“After displaying gross incompetence and criminal neglect, the [...]

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October 2, 2014

Progressive youth group Anakbayan expressed their condemnation of today’s signing of the P64.9-billion Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT-1) concession deal with the Light Rail Manila Consortium (owned mostly by Manuel V. Pangilinan and the Ayalas) linking Baclaran and Bacoor, Cavite saying that its privatization would only lead to multiple fare [...]

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Anakbayan, the comprehensive national democratic mass organization of the Filipino youth, expresses its solidarity to the struggle of the people of Hong Kong against the Chinese government repression.

The protests, which were initiated by university and secondary school students, express the Chinese people’s demand for a voice in their country. The [...]

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The ANAKBAYAN National Executive Committee joins the Filipino people in saluting the Filipino-American youth who fearlessly held their ground and denounced BS Aquino in his face during the World Leaders Forum that was held last September 23, 2014 in Columbia University.

We also salute the members and leaders of ANAKBAYAN-USA and LFS-San Francisco State University [...]

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September 17, 2014

BREAKING: UP students meet DBM’s Abad with angry protest

Crumpled paper, placards, coins hurled at ‘DAP bagman’

Budget secretary Butch Abad met an an angry mob of Iskolars ng Bayan Wendesday evening in University of [...]

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We condemn the Thief Executive’s railroaded murder of the impeachment complaints today. Aquino’s pork gang in congress killed accountability and truth in the name of pork. The shameless act shows Aquino’s desperation. This shows that he is afraid of truth and accountability.

The “Yellow Dictatorship” and Aquino’s ways to hold on to power have gained [...]

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