The so-called “olive branch” and offers of a “constructive dialogue” to protesters is hypocritical and meant only to divert attention from the Duterte regime’s continuing fascist attacks against human rights and anti-people neoliberal policies.

The change of tune from sabotaging anti-tyranny the victorious 30,000-strong September 21 Luneta Park rally and threatening to use this as […]

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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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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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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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We condemn the US-Duterte regime’s plan to harass the Lumad bakwit camp in University of the Philippines Diliman.

According to reports, an inter-agency meeting convened by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Malacanang, National Commission on Indigienous Peoples (NCIP) and Department of Justice (DOJ) held a few days ago mapped out a plan to […]

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Anakbayan congratulates the students, parents and administrators for this victory of our collective struggle for free education.

If signed in full and without conditionalities whatsoever, the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act should provide free tuition and other schools fees for SUCs, LUC, and voch-tech. This should effect a “no collection policy” in […]

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Anakbayan condemns in the strongest terms the US-Duterte regime for discontinuing free tuition funds for State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in the 2018 budget and for refusing to implement a no-collection policy in the country’s 114 SUCs.

In the backdrop of its allocation of additional funds for military spending and martial law, the war on […]

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The Filipino youth and people must thank President Rodrigo Duterte for his raving and rambling State of the Nation Address (SONA) speech and for gatecrashing the SONA protest outside Congress last Monday. By dishing up the same old empty promises, petty insults, undisguised threats, and cheap theatrics, Duterte only further exposed himself to be the […]

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As President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) today, Anakbayan joins the Filipino people in massive protest actions expressing indignation against the extension of martial law in Mindanao, his long list of broken promises, and his regime’s triple wars of death and destruction. We are one with the Filipino people in […]

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1. Labanan ang martial law! Panagutin ang US-AFP, rehimeng Duterte at mga gurpong naghahasik ng karahasan laban sa Moro, Lumad, mamamayan ng Mindanao at kapwa Pilipino.

2. Ipaglaban ang pambansang kalayaan at demokrasya laban sa paghahari at dominasyon ng US. Isulong ang pambansang soberanya at teritoryal na integridad ng Pilipinas.

3. Isulong ang usapang pangkapayapaan […]

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Walang napala ang mamamayan sa paghaharap nito ng mga panawagan kay Duterte sa pakikipag-usap nito sa mga lider ng mga sektor sa Malakanyang nitong hapon ng Hulyo 18. Sa halip, lalong pang pinakita ni Duterte ang direktang pananagutan at kamay nito sa pagtutulak ng mga patakarang makadayuhan, pasista at pahirap sa mamamamayan.

Ipinaggiitan ni Duterte […]

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