Youth group Anakbayan slammed Duterte’s recent calibrated attacks against the progressive movement, which include the illegal arrest of NDFP consultant Rafael Baylosis and his companion and the filing of trumped-up charges against leaders over the Trump-ASEAN mobilizations last year.

Speaking at a multisectoral press conference on February 2, Anakbayan leaders maintained that they will not […]

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Unfazed by Duterte’s threats and intimidation, a bigger mobilization led by thousands of youth is set on February 23 to oppose his fascist dictatorship and embark on the success of the nationwide walkout for education, freedom, and democracy.

The February 1 walkout is a resounding success that it has compelled no less than the president […]

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Thousands of youth across the country took to the streets on February 1 to show their rage against the fascist and anti-people policies of the Duterte regime, saying that they will exert all efforts to thwart Duterte’s dictatorial ambitions and will not let the authoritarian leader stay in power.

In line with the National Day […]

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Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the filing of charges against its national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo, secretary general Einstein Recedes, and other progressive leaders over their alleged hand in inciting violence during the Nov. 13 anti-Trump protest in line with the ASEAN Summit last year.

On January 30, the Manila Office of the City Prosecutor issued […]

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Duterte, the country’s number one terrorist and murderer, has again affirmed his fascist regime’s long-standing policy of stifling people’s dissent. In yet another rambling speech on January 27, “Duterterorista” has reiterated his order for the mercenary armed forces to go after progressive legal organizations which they tagged as “communist legal fronts,” and subsequently, “enemies of […]

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Joining progressive organizations and press freedom advocates in the “Black Friday Protest against Tyranny and Dictatorship” in UP Diliman on January 26, youth group Anakbayan has said that the series of youth protests is only a prelude to bigger mobilizations by the youth on February 1 and 23 against Duterte’s fascist dictatorship.

“The youth will […]

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Youth group Anakbayan challenged President Rodrigo Duterte and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez to speak up and end their apparent silence on the rising prices of products and other essential commodities following the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, adding that the administration must be held accountable for the bogus and […]

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Multisectoral progressive organizations staged a protest in front of the Court of Appeals (CA) in Manila on January 25 to push the appellate court to reverse its decision that effectively bars Mary Jane Veloso from testifying against her traffickers and weakens her chance of being saved from the death row in Indonesia.

In line […]

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Student groups from various universities and colleges trooped in front of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) main office in Quezon City on January 24 to strongly oppose the Duterte administration’s maneuvers to retain profiteering schemes amid the implementation of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Law.

In line with the Unified Student Financial […]

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Progressive youth organizations led by Anakbayan trooped to Mendiola on January 23 to strongly condemn the spate of killings in Mindanao amid the US-Duterte regime’s fascist campaign against progressives and implementation of martial rule in the region.

At least three people, including two peasant activists, were killed in the past week by elements of the […]

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It is the president who should be mocked for idolizing the failed ways of dictator Ferdinand Marcos and the Duterte administration should not belittle the strength of the youth movement to fight against dictatorship.

This is the response of youth group Anakbayan to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque’s recent scoffing at Prof. Jose Maria Sison and […]

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Duterte’s strong push for the jeepney phaseout, corporatization of public transport and implementation of an anti-poor tax reform law are the culprits for worsening commuter woes, according to youth group Anakbayan.

“Duterte is ultimately to be blamed for brewing a crisis in the transport sector. Instead of championing the welfare of the masses, he instead […]

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