BAYAN-USA Salutes the Indigenous Peoples’ Victory in Battle Against DAPL Filipino Americans Vow to Continue the Resistance for Water, Land and Self-Determination

December 5, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Jessica Antonio, Secretary General, BAYAN USA, secgen@bayanusa.org Photo Caption: BAYAN USA members and delegates recently traveled to Standing Rock this past November to express solidarity and support for the water protectors. BAYAN USA, an anti-imperialist alliance composed of 20 progressive Filipino organizations in the U.S. representing students, scholars, […]

WE WILL NEVER GLORIFY A FASCIST. EXHUME MARCOS NOW!

For Immediate Release November 18, 2016 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, BAYAN USA, chair@bayanusa.org BAYAN USA joins the Filipino people in our utmost condemnation of the secret and cowardly burial of the late fascist dictator Ferdinand Marcos yesterday by the Duterte administration at the Libingan ng mga Bayani or LNMB (National Heroes Cemetery) in Metro-Manila. The manner […]

Time for Unity, Courage, and Organizing Against a Trumped Up Government

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2016 Reference: Jessica Antonio, BAYAN-USA Secretary General, secgen@bayanusa.org President-Elect Donald Trump confirms the true conditions of the Unites States. A capitalist country that places the interest of corporations and the 1% of the population that controls the wealth above the overall basic needs of the majority of people living […]

From the Philippines to Standing Rock: Water is Life, Land is Life, Fight for Self-Determination

For Immediate Release Contact: Lean Deleon, (510) 586-8799, leanbdeleon@gmail.com BAYAN USA, a progressive anti-imperialist alliance made up of over 20 Filipino mass organizations from all over the US, are being represented today by two organizations–one from the youth and student sector, Anakbayan East Bay in Ohlone lands (also known as San Francisco Bay Area), California, […]