Filipino youth organizations from all over Canada and the world commemorate February 25th as the anniversary of the People Power Uprising of 1986, which consisted of several popular demonstrations that took place mainly in Metro Manila’s EDSA (Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue). This uprising resulted in the ousting of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, ending his twentyContinue reading “Remembering the People Power Uprising: Why Filipino Youth are Continuing the Struggle for National Democracy”
We, from Anakbayan-Canada, a comprehensive youth organization as part of the Philippine National Democratic movement, support the thousands of striking Education Workers in the province of Ontario as they fight for better compensation and wages, smaller class sizes, special education funding, and equitable hiring practices. We understand the importance of quality education to develop theContinue reading “Money for Jobs and Education: Filipino Youth Solidarity with Ontario’s Education Workers!”
Anakbayan-Canada, ses sections et ses organisations affiliées condamnent fermement et vigoureusement les attaques contre le peuple Wet’suwet’en alors qu’il tente de défendre ses terres et ses lois contre l’empiètement de Coastal GasLink et la violence de l’État colonial canadien.
Mariing kinukondena ng Anakbayan-Canada, kasama ng mga balangay at mga kaakibat na organisasyon nito, ang estadong settler-kolonyal na Canada sa pag-atake sa mga katutubong Wet’suwet’en na nakikibaka para sa kanilang lupang ninuno at lumalaban sa pangangamkam ng kumpanyang Coastal GasLink. Naninindigan at nakikiisa ang progresibong mga kabataan at estudyanteng Filipinx sa buong “Canada” sa mga Wet’suwet’en upang igiit ang kanilang soberanya at sariling pagpapasya sa kanilang lupang ninuno.
Anakbayan-Canada, its chapters, and affiliate organizations strongly and vigorously condemn the attacks against the Wet’suwet’en people as they defend their lands and their laws against the encroachment of Coastal GasLink and the violence of the settler-colonial Canadian state.