Declares Nov.18 a National Day of Rage

The youth group Anakbayan condemned the Duterte regime for allowing the “sneaky” burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani today. The group said this is a grave insult that would only open the wounds of the victims of Martial Law rather than […]

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Duterte called to task for tuition hikes, other school fees, K-12 program, mandatory ROTC

Filipino youth and students led by Anakbayan and other youth groups commemorated International Students Day today, November 17, through festive protests in various universities including the University of the Philippines Diliman and Manila, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), and University […]

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On the 12th anniversary of the Hacienda Luisita massacre today, November 16, youth group Anakbayan called on the Duterte government to seriously push a genuine land reform program that will break the land monopoly of big landlords and give land to the tillers for free.

“Only genuine land reform can solve the plight of the […]

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The youth group Anakbayan held a picket protest in front of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo to call for the stopping of the Oplan Bayanihan and the revival of the mandatory Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC).

“We are here today to call for the junking of the US-directed […]

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Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the announcements made by Manila City Joseph Estrada and NCR Police Office Director P/Chief Supt. Oscar Albayalde for a strict implementation of a no permit, no rally policy in anticipation of protests against the hero’s burial of Ferdinand Marcos.

“Pitting a ‘no permit, no rally’ policy to bear on protests […]

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Youth group Anakbayan warned President Rodrigo Duterte against suggesting the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus, saying the violation of the people’s right of liberty will only institutionalize rather than solve lawlessness.

“Given the extremely poor human rights records of our police and military, any suspension of the writ of habeas […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today expressed indignation against President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s statements claiming the Marcos dictatorship’s abuses have yet to be proven, saying this is only an excuse to further justify having the remains of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

“We condemn in the strongest terms President Duterte’s […]

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Anakbayan joined other youth and people’s organizations in a protest action in front of the US embassy today urging President Duterte to continue the pursuit of an independent foreign policy amidst the coming to power of a bigoted, racist, and xenophobic Donald Trump as US President.

“Incoming US President Donald Trump’s repeated racist statement against […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today joins Martial Law victims and other people’s organizations in a picket protest in front of the Supreme Court in Padre Faura, Manila today morning to oppose the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mgaBayani.

With the Supreme Court set to decide on petitions against the hero’s […]

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We are writing this letter in response to the blatant lies and malicious accusations thrown by Rina Jimenez-David against activists and the Left in her column entitled “Better lukewarm than absent” that was published in the Inquirer Opinion section last October 21.

Contrary to the deceptive claims of David, Anakbayan and other organizations of the legal democratic […]

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The youth group Anakbayan welcomes the move of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to reopen the Mamasapano probe, stressing the need to make a deeper investigation on the role of the United States’ in the botched operation that led to the death of 44 Special Action Forces (SAF) troops and Moro people.

This is in response […]

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As thousands march in protest to Mendiola today, the youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the recent fascist attacks by police and military forces against legitimate protests of indigenous peoples and national minorities, with the police van running down of protesters in front of the US Embassy and the use of water cannons outside Camp Aguinaldo.

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