Today, Sulong UBC commemorates the 35th anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre. On January 22, 1987, 20,000 protesters led by Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), a militant and democratic movement of landless peasants, small farmers, farm workers, rural youth, and peasant women, marched to Mendiola, calling for genuine land reform. Instead of listening to their demands… Continue reading Justice for the victims of the Mendiola Massacre and other victims of state repression!
On Thursday, September 2nd, Sulong and other progressive Filipino organizations joined our friends in the Campaign to Defend the Struggles of the Iranian People — Vancouver, as they hosted a rally to defend the struggles of the Afghan people against the Taliban and foreign imperialists. We gathered to defend Afghan women from patriarchal violence fuelled by… Continue reading Down with Taliban from Kabul to Tehran!
On August 26th, Sulong UBC joined anti-imperialist organizations in Vancouver to show our solidarity with the national democratic struggle in the Philippines, and to show our support for the launch of a new solidarity organization, Friends of the Filipino People in Struggle. Learn more about Friends of the Filipino People in Struggle: Email email@example.com Follow… Continue reading Friends of the Filipino People in Struggle, Unite!
Watch ABS-CBN’s coverage of the July 25th People’s State of the Nation Address in Vancouver, BC, including a conversation with Isa Carlin from Sulong UBC:
On July 25th, Sulong UBC joined other progressive Filipino forces and solidarity allies to say goodbye to Duterte’s regime and give our own State of the Nation Address. Watch our abbreviated statement from the rally and read the full statement below, and watch our cultural performance at the bottom of this page: Mabuhay sa inyong… Continue reading People’s State of the Nation Address 2021
This Hindipendence Day, Filipino youth in BC rise up to demand true liberation and independence for the Philippines. Only when our country is no longer a semi-colony of the US, when our resources enrich our people and not foreign interests, and when our people are no longer killed, disappeared, and detained for fighting for their… Continue reading Hindipendence 2021!
On June 9th, 2021, Sulong UBC along with other BAYAN organizations joined Palestinian and solidarity groups to block a ZIM boat from unloading its cargo at the Port of Vancouver. ZIM is Israel’s oldest and largest international cargo shipping company. The action was successful in blocking cargo from being unloaded for one shift. This significantly… Continue reading Block the Boat for Palestinian Liberation!