Justice for Lianga Massacre

Anakbayan Canada, its chapters and affiliate organizations,  vehemently condemns the violent and gruesome murder of three Indigenous Lumad-Manobo, including one minor, by the 3rd Special Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines yesterday in Lianga, Surigao del Sur. On June 15, the Philippine Army fired upon a group of farmers as they were harvestingContinue reading “Justice for Lianga Massacre”

Progressive Filipino Youth in Canada Rise in Solidarity with Palestinian Uprising and General Strike!

This past weekend, Anakbayan Canada chapters expressed their solidarity with the Palestinian people as by joining mobilizations across the country to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the 1948 Nakba (“Day of Catastrophe”) and celebrate the ongoing Palestinian resistance against illegal Israeli occupation. We echo the Palestinian peoples’ calls for the diaspora’s right to return andContinue reading “Progressive Filipino Youth in Canada Rise in Solidarity with Palestinian Uprising and General Strike!”

Sulong Kabataan! We have a world to win!

Statement on International Workers’ Day FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEReference: Nicole Sudiacal, Anakbayan Canada Interim Chairperson (anakbayan.canada@gmail.com) Share the statement on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Anakbayan Canada, its chapters, and its affiliate organization, joyously and militantly celebrates International Workers’ Day. We join the working class in the Philippines and around the world as we continue to advanceContinue reading “Sulong Kabataan! We have a world to win!”

Activism is Not A Crime: Defend Southern Tagalog! Condemn the attacks on activists and human rights defenders!

Anakbayan Canada, its chapters and its affiliate organizations, strongly condemns the numerous arrests, raids and killings of human rights activists and unionists in Southern Tagalog/Luzon. We join our kababayan in the Philippines to demand an end to the attacks and to defend the just struggle for people’s rights. On March 7, 2021, state forces illegallyContinue reading “Activism is Not A Crime: Defend Southern Tagalog! Condemn the attacks on activists and human rights defenders!”

Cops off Campus! Youth and Students in Canada Against Cops and Military on Campus: Unity Statement

Reference: Nicole Sudiacal, Interim Chairperson (anakbayan.canada@gmail.com) Want to sign the petition? Fill out the form here. Please sign only once. Names will be updated within a day or two. We, the undersigned youth and students in Canada, strongly condemn the termination of the UP-DND agreement. We are collectively enraged by this attack on the academicContinue reading “Cops off Campus! Youth and Students in Canada Against Cops and Military on Campus: Unity Statement”

Address the roots of mass migration! Statement on International Migrants Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 18, 2020 On International Migrants Day, Anakbayan Canada calls to address the roots of mass migration by providing jobs, food, livelihood, justice, and equality in our home countries! We stand with the 11.5 million migrant workers worldwide who are uprooted from their homelands in search of livelihood and refuge. We also standContinue reading “Address the roots of mass migration! Statement on International Migrants Day”

Filipino Youth in Canada join International Human Rights Day Commemoration and Mobilizations

Filipino youth activists mobilize in the streets and online to remember the victims of the tyrannical US-Duterte Regime and demand justice for the living.  In Vancouver, Filipino youth joined Canada-Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights (CPSHR) at the intersection of Joyce and Kingsway echoing calls of activists back in the Philippines from “Junk The Terror Law!”Continue reading “Filipino Youth in Canada join International Human Rights Day Commemoration and Mobilizations”

Anakbayan British Columbia Launches!

December 12th marked a historic day as Anakbayan British Columbia launched as an overseas Anakbayan chapter. This long awaited day was celebrated with approximately 30 attendees and allies. They commemorated by sharing warm, congratulatory video messages from Anakbayan chapters across Canada along with solidarity messages from allied organizations and individuals. The message from an IndigenousContinue reading “Anakbayan British Columbia Launches!”

Congratulations Anakbayan Ottawa for Hosting Your First General Assembly

Earlier this December, Anakbayan Ottawa held their first General Assembly online following years of arousing, organizing, and mobilizing Filipino youth in Ottawa for the national democratic struggle with a socialist perspective. This monumental General Assembly saw Anakbayan members in Ottawa sum up their work and elect their first executive committee. Congratulatory and solidarity messages fromContinue reading “Congratulations Anakbayan Ottawa for Hosting Your First General Assembly”

Mabuhay ang Anakbayan Manitoba!

On September 12-13, Anakbayan Canada joined Filipino youth in Winnipeg, Manitoba to establish the Anakbayan Manitoba organizing group. Together, we studied the role of youth organizing in the Philippines, the realities of Filipino migration, how to organize and mobilize our communities overseas. We’re excited to see the movement of Filipino youth grow overseas as weContinue reading “Mabuhay ang Anakbayan Manitoba!”