President Rodrigo Duterte’s strong statement against United States President Barack Obama is courageous and just especially considering the long history of unequal and oppressive PH-US colonial relations. US imperialist war and exploitation is responsible for deaths of millions of Filipinos and the deepening poverty, hunger and backwardness in the country.

The US terror war is […]

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We condemn the unjust and illegal arrest and detention of anti fare train hike and anti train privatization activist Angelo Suarez. He was arrested and detained last night by security guards of the MRT as he was commuting home and was brought to the police for “vandalism.” Suarez is convenor of Train Riders Network […]

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We are happy that the formal peace talks between Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have resumed and hopeful that the talks will address the roots of poverty and armed conflict in the country.

We commend President Rodrigo Duterte for his determination in pursuing the talks, […]

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Nagpapaabot ang Anakbayan ng taos pusong pakikiramay sa pamilya, mga kaibigan, at mga kasama ni Wendell Mollenido Gumban na nagbuwis ng buhay sa isang engkwentro sa mga element ng 66th Infantry Battalion ng Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) sa Barangay Andap, New Bataan, Compostela Valley noong Hulyo 23, 2016.

Nagdadalamhati ang mga manggagawa, […]

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Anakbayan welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) as a breath of fresh air from the typical SONAs of the previous administrations characterized by empty rhetoric, unwillingness to listen to the people, and wanton violence against peaceful protesters and activists.

We extend our approval to Duterte’s announcement of a unilateral ceasefire […]

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Within a month of assuming office, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an Executive Order on freedom of information for all government offices under the executive branch, including state universities and colleges and government corporations.

Anakbayan commends President Duterte for taking swift action on this. This is in stark contrast with the previous administration, which sat […]

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Junking of charges vs Arroyo a grave injustice to the Filipino people

The Supreme Court ruling junking the charges against former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is a grave injustice against the Filipino people who were victims of Arroyo’s plunder, corruption, fascism and puppetry.

We condemn the Noynoy Aquino regime for paving the way for Arroyo’s […]

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The Filipino youth are jubilant on the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in favor of the Philippines’ case against China’s bogus nine-dash claim over 90 percent of the West Philippine Sea.

The PCA has held China responsible for blatantly violating the Philippines’ sovereign right over its exclusive economic zone and extended continental […]

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Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the mass shooting in a nightclub in Orlando, Florida USA at 2AM early morning last Sunday. A gunman named Omar Mateen who was armed with an AR-15-type semi-automatic rifle and a pistol opened fire at the crowd at the Pulse nightclub, killing at least 49 people and seriously injuring 53 […]

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Anakbayan expresses its utmost condemnation over the Department of Education’s self-congratulatory statement over what it dubs as the “best school opening thus far.”

Outgoing DepEd Sec. Armin Luistro is seemingly intent in glossing over the fact that the first year of implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) program under the K-12 curriculum is mired […]

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As Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte gets ready to take Malacañang in the wake of his victory in the May 2016 polls, Anakbayan calls on the next president of the Republic of the Philippines to heed the Filipino people’s clamour for genuine change.

Duterte’s victory is a clear rejection of the anti-poor and anti-people program, […]

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A day before the May 9 polls, youth group Anakbayan today challenged President BS Aquino to sign a draft proclamation declaring non-interference of the Office of the President in the conduct of the 2016 elections. Anakbayan said this would dispel fears of the Aquino administration using government resources and public funds to commit massive fraud […]

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