News and Updates

On the firing of VP Robredo as ICAD co-chair

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Press StatementNovember 25, 2019 Duterte was never serious in offering the post to Robredo. He expected her to decline and stand down from her criticism of the drug war. He did not expect her to accept and to perform her mandate. He did not expect her to call his bluff. The real reason why Duterte […]

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On the SEA Games hosting fiasco

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Press Statement November 25, 2019 The shabby hosting experienced by guest athletes constitute a national embarrassment for the Philippines. The entire fiasco reflects not just on Philippine officials but on the Filipino people. That is why many are indignant. The recent incidents show a lack of preparation on the part of the hosting committee, despite […]

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Defend Lumad Schools!

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BAYAN firmly condemns the permanent closure of the 54 campuses of the Salugpongan Ta’Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center (STTICLC) in Davao Region. This shutdown is a resolution enacted by the Department of Education Region XI in response to the malicious complaint by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, citing nothing more than fabricated and coerced testimony, […]

International Solidarity

In solidarity with global climate protest actions

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BAYAN (New Patriotic Alliance) is one with people’s movements worldwide in advancing a grounded, pro-people, anti-war, and anti-imperialist struggle for climate justice. The Philippines is one of the many oppressed countries that have suffered the most severe natural disasters in the last three decades, including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, storm surges, extended drought and severe flooding. […]

International Solidarity

Support the Filipino peoples’ struggle against the tyrant Duterte

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Support the Filipino peoples’ struggle against the tyrant Duterte!* *Statement of support from Potere al Popolo Potere al Popolo stands in solidarity with the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan alliance and the Philippine people’s struggle against the brutal repression being carried out by Duterte’s regime. On the eve of the anniversary of the declaration of martial law […]