­Statement of youth leaders in solidarity mission

We, youth leaders from the national youth organizations Anakbayan and Kabataan Partylist travelled to Spottswood United Methodist Church (UMC) in Kidapawan in a solidarity mission a day after the bloody dispersal of farmers which led to the deaths of at least 2 farmers and the wounding of dozens […]

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At least three farmers were killed on April 1 when fully armed police forces shot at thousands of protesting farmers demanding the Aquino government to give immediate relief from the prolonged droughts that ravaged their farmlands since last year.

The police brutally assaulted unarmed farmers and lumad indigenous peoples who have been barricading the […]

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Anakbayan condemns in no uncertain terms the cyberbullying and death threats against Stephen Villena, a student from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), who was falsely accused of “raising his voice” when he asked Mayor Rodrigo Duterte about his budgetary priorities if he is elected president.

Villena and other young Filipinos always welcome […]

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The lead of presidential candidate Grace Poe in the latest presidential survey could be seen as due to people’s rejection of the corrupt and anti-people “daang matuwid” and the desire to make President Benigno S Aquino III accountable for his crimes.

Despite the continuing disqualification cases against her, Poe has managed to benefit from the […]

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EDCA, absurd, not mutually beneficial – Anakbayan

Students lead by Anakbayan and Kabataan Partylist conducted noise barrages and campus assemblies today to protest the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement’s (EDCA) constitutionality.

“We are here to take a stand against the re-establishment of U.S. military bases on Philippine soil and to uphold […]

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We strongly condemn the United States government for its refusal to surrender US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton to Philippine authorities in spite of his conviction for the gruesome killing of Filipina transgender Jennifer Laude. We likewise denounce the Aquino government for its complicity in Pemberton’s evasion of accountability for his crimes.

The Olongapo […]

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We express our firm solidarity with the French people in the wake of the November 13 terror attacks in Paris that killed over one hundred fifty people and wounded hundreds more with the use of bombs and Kalashnikov rifles.

On the same day, a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq killed at least eighteen people and […]

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Anakbayan expresses alarm over news that the Supreme Court (SC) is set to declare the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the United States (US) and the Philippines constitutional.

If true, such a ruling will allow EDCA’s US military reoccupation of the Philippines, and will legitimize the one-sided agreement’s clear trampling of Philippine sovereignty and […]

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We condemn the big time price increase implemented by the oil cartel today.

The big oil companies are again using the volatility of world crude prices as an excuse to extract superprofits from motorists and the Filipino public. Oil prices globally have dropped to historic lows, but the same could not be […]

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PAHAYAG NG ANAKBAYAN CALOOCAN HIGH SCHOOL HINGGIL SA K TO 12 PROGRAM NI AQUINO


“Ayoko sa K to 12!”, ito ang pahayag ng halos lahat ng mga kabataan, magulang at mga guro sa pagpapatupad ng gobyernong Aquino ng programang K to12 na kung saan madadagdagan ng dalawang taon […]

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Anakbayan condemns the killing of Emerito Samarca, Dionel Campos, and Aurelio Sinzo by members of the Magahat/Bagani paramilitary group and the 36th infantry battalion of the Philippine Army in Brgy. Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur. Anakbayan also expresses its condolences to the families of the victims.

Emerito Samarca is the executive director of a self-initiated […]

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The COMELEC-Smartmatic lease deal sets the stage for massive election fraud in the 2016 elections. We are seeing “yellow magic” in action.

That the COMELEC approved the uber expensive lease contract amounting to P8 billion over the refurbishment option which will only cost P3.13 billion is highly anomalous and suspect.

The rigged bidding […]

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