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!”
Reference: Nicole Sudiacal, Interim Chairperson (email@example.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”
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”
Anakbayan Canada joins the Filipino people in the annual People’s State of the Nation Address.
Anakbayan Canada rejects the Anti-Terrorism Bill being rushed into law by the Philippine Congress. The vague definition of “terrorism” is used to violate the basic human rights of all Filipinos to freedom of speech and expression – especially if these are exercised to criticize the government.
Originally published by Sulong UBC, an affiliate of ANAKBAYAN-Canada. Reference: Lara Maestro, Sulong UBC (firstname.lastname@example.org) Banner photo of Unite Here! Local 40 strike c/o Castanet. “We’re in this together.”This is the slogan the world has rallied behind to encourage us all to be kind, be supportive, and be there for each other as we adjustContinue reading “You Can’t Eat “Gratitude”: Why Canada Needs Filipinos Who Speak Up For Workers’ Rights”
We, the Filipino youth in Canada, condemn Duterte’s fascist attack on the press after issuing orders to shut down ABS-CBN on May 5, 2020. This attack comes two days after World Press Freedom Day – a gruesome reality for journalists and media outlets critical of the Duterte administration as press freedom continues to be repressed.
Anakbayan Canada statement for International Workers’ Day on the global pandemic of imperialism
From the Coast Salish Territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations, Sulong UBC, an affiliate organization of Anakbayan-Canada, extends our militant solidarity to the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) on the 36th annual Cordillera Day celebration. We stand with the Indigenous peoples of the Cordillera in their struggles for self-determination and theContinue reading “Land is Life, from Turtle Island to the Philippines: On the 36th Annual Cordillera Day”
Anakbayan Canada, its chapters and affiliated organizations, join the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) and the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) Commission 10 in the Global Day of Solidarity for Public Health Not Private Profit this April 15. The global pandemic of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is linked to theContinue reading “Public Health not Private Profit: Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with the Oppressed and Exploited Peoples of the World”