On Friday, May 28th, elderly peace consultant and former priest Rustico L. Tan was shot and killed while sleeping in his home in Pilar, Camotes Island. Tan had been abducted… Continue reading Stop the Killings of Peace Consultants in the Philippines!
This week, the Israeli state has undertaken brutal attacks against the Palestinian people. In East Jerusalem, Palestinians in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood face mass evictions in favour of Israeli settlers.… Continue reading Ongoing Nakba, Ongoing Resistance: In Solidarity with Palestine.
Anakbayan Toronto and Canada-Philippines Solidarity Organization (CPSO) denounce the Ford Government’s decision to provide police with “additional temporary authority” to make up for their inadequate attempts to curb COVID-19. The… Continue reading People power, not policing!
Earlier today elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, and Department of Social Work and Development raided the Lumad bakwit school on the Talamban campus of… Continue reading On the blatant attack and illegal arrest of 25 lumad students, teachers and elders of Bakwit School in Cebu
As the number of political prisoners in the Philippines steadily climbs toward 700, the situation in the Philippines is a case of “one step forward, two steps back.” A step… Continue reading Statement on Recent Developments for PPs
Today CPSO-Toronto attended a launch for InvestigatePH, an international effort to investigate human rights abuses in the Philippines. We heard from a number of the high commissioners, as well as… Continue reading Investigate PH Launch
The Duterte government continues its war on peasants with the arrest of murdered Anakpawis Chairman Randy Echanis’ daughter, Amanda Echanis. Amanda was arrested with her one-month old baby during a… Continue reading On the Unjust Arrest of Amanda Echanis and Her Baby
Nine Indigenous Tumandok leaders were massacred in the early morning of December 30th on Panay Island, northern Visayas. Eliseo Gayas Jr. and Roy Giganto, heads of TUMANDUK, as well as… Continue reading Statement on killings of Tumandok in Panay
CPSO-Toronto condemns the recent killing and criminal display of Jevilyn “Ka Reb” Cullamat, daughter of Philippine congressional representative Eufemia Cullamat, by the 3rd Special Forces Battalion of the Armed Forces… Continue reading Rest in power, Ka Reb
New information has been reported on the implementation of the so-called Anti-Terror Law in the Philippines. The new “Anti-Terror Council” will be empowered to label individuals or groups as terrorists,… Continue reading Statement on ATL List