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Celebrating Anakbayan Canada Congress 2021: Abante kabataan! Bumangon at lumaban!

Anakbayan Canada celebrates the success of our national 2021 Anakbayan Congress, and the many accomplishments of our nation-wide organizing since our first congress in 2016. During this three-day congress, representatives of all 7 Anakbayan chapters and affiliates across the country congregated, educated, sung, shared, and shouted in the spirit of our theme: “Advance, youth! RiseContinue reading “Celebrating Anakbayan Canada Congress 2021: Abante kabataan! Bumangon at lumaban!”

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!”

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