The youth group Anakbayan today called President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncements announcing the halting of US-PH war games after 2016 a “brave and commendable decision”. In a speech to the Filipino community in Vietnam, Duterte said the US military exercises set on October 4-12 involving 1,400 US servicemen in Luzon will be the last under […]

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Youth group Anakbayan condemns the harassment being forced upon commuter rights activist Angelo Suarez as he receives the official complaint by MRT3 General Manager Roman Buenafe at the Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office today.

Last September 23, exactly one month after his illegal arrest by MRT3 security guards who brought him to the police as he […]

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Thousands of youth and students, faculty, and administrators from various universities and colleges nationwide will hold campus walkouts and massive protest actions to mark the 44th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law on Wednesday, September 21.

Anakbayan will be joining other youth groups in marching against rising tuition and other school fees, intensifying commercialization […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today, September 16, joins other sectors in a protest action in front of the US Embassy on the 25th anniversary of the junking of the US-PH Military Bases Agreement.

Anakbayan renewed calls for President Duterte to kick out all US troops stationed in the country and junk the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement […]

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Cautions Duterte against “double-faced” US offers of help

Youth group Anakbayan expressed sympathy to the families and loved ones of the victims of the Davao City bombing on the night of September 2. Anakbayan roundly condemned the bombings of civilians which has killed up to 14 innocent civilians and injured 71 others.

“We call for […]

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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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