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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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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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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Youth group Anakbayan today challenged President Rodrigo Duterte to make good his promise of ending contractualization by criminalizing the practice of “endo” and scrapping neoliberal laws and policies that legitimize the anti-worker, anti-youth employment scheme.

“We credit the Duterte’s strong statements against contractualization. But this must translate into decisive steps against contractualization by passing a law […]

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We are dismayed over Duterte’s lifting of the government’s unilateral ceasefire with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) less than a week after he announced it in his SONA speech, and an hour before the New People’s Army (NPA) was about to reciprocate the ceasefire.

We are perplexed by Duterte’s sudden impatience, which […]

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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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Urges Duterte to go for free education, stop K-12, end contractualization, pursue peace talks

Thousands of students and youth are marching to Batasan in time for the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte. They are joining thousands of rallyists, including lakbayan delegates from Mindanao, who are part […]

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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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