Issued by the Office of the Chairperson
International Coordinating Committee
International League of Peoples’ Struggle
May 1, 2015
On International Workers’ Day, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle gives its clenched-fist salute to the workers of the world and their genuine unions and labor organizations. We applaud their struggle for higher wages, job security and free exercise of trade-union rights as well as their democratic struggle against imperialism and its reactionary allies the world over. Read more
By Jose Maria Sison
International League of People’s Struggle
May 1, 2015
In representation of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, I convey warmest greetings of solidarity to all the participants of the 31st International Solidarity Affair. I also take the opportunity to congratulate the host, the Kilusang Mayo Uno, for having served as the genuine labor center in the Philippines in the last 35 years, for having waged struggles in defense of workers’ rights and for having won brilliant victories. Read more
I benefitted from their legal counsel. This is an initial album, open to additional photos.
The eminent Atty. Romeo T. Capulong, founder of the Public Interest Law Center, who successfully handled the legal cases of Prof. Jose Maria Sison in the Philippines and abroad since 1988.
Wolfgang Kaleck, general secretary of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights and member of Sison’s legal panel against the EU terrorist listing.
Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Belgian lawyer Jan Fermon and Archbishop Joris Vercammen of Utrecht. Jan Fermon is the lead lawyer of Sison in the case against his inclusion in the EU terrorist list. He and his legal team won the case in 2009.
Prof.Jose Maria Sison, Atty. Rachel Pastores of the Public Interest Law Center and Atty. Edre Olalia of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers.
British human rights lawyer Bill Bowring of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers.
Atty. Edre Olalia, private lawyer of the family of Mary Jane Veloso and representative of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Internationa Association of Democratic Lawyers.
British human rights lawyer Anna Morris beside Prof. Jose Maria Sison. The topic is the NDFP Declaration and Program of Action for the Rights, Protection and Welfare of Children.
Lawyer Joke Dereymaeker and Client Joma Sison at the Palace of Justice in Luxembourg.
Lawyers Rachel Pastores and Joke Dereymaeker with Joma in the middle. — with Joma Sison Secondacct.
Dutch lawyer Dundar Gurses, member of Sison’s legal panel against the EU terrorist listing.
Prof. Jose Maria Sison chats with friend Ramsey Clark, chairman of the International Action Center and former US Attorney General. Clark defended Sison against the false charges of terrorism and murder.
Dutch lawyer Michiel Pestman successfully defended Prof. Jose Maria Sison against false charges of murder in 2007. Beside him is Ties Prakken, famous criminal lawyer.
Prof. Jose Maria Sison, NDFP lawyer Bernard Tomlow and Jan Fermon of the Belgian Progress Law Network, lead lawyer of Sison in his successful case for the removal of his name from the EU terrorist list.
Atty. Romeo T. Capulong, member of Sison’s legal panel against the EU terrorist listing.
Prof. Jose Maria Sison and his lawyers celebrate the victory in 2007 against the false charges of murder instigated by the Manila government and adopted bythe Dutch government.
Hans-Eberhard Schultz (left), ptrominent German human rights lawyer and member of Sison’s legal panel against the EU terrorist listing.
Victor Koppe collaborated with Michiel Pestman to defend Sison against the false crimnal charges in 2007
British international law expert and human rights lawyer Richard Harvey of the Garden Court Chambers.
Lawyer Julie Tieleman, previously of the Belgian Progress Law Network.
Main lawyers of Prof. Jose Maria Sison in his US human rights case against the fascist dictator Marcos. At the center is lead lawyer Paul Hoffman of the ACLU, flanked on the left by Romeo T. Capulong, Ralph G. Steinhardt professor of law at the George Washington University and on the right by Prof. Sison and Ellen Lutz of the Human Rights Watch. Photo was taken in 1991 after Sison gave his deposition against Marcos for his illegal detention and torture. Sison and legal team won the case in 1996.
Lawyer Suus Hopman assisted Michiel Pestman and alternated with him in visiting Prof. Sison in prison.
Ika-112 Pandaidig na Araw ng Paggawa, Mayo Uno 2015
Ni Prop. Jose Maria Sison
Tagapangulo, International League of Peoples’ Struggle
Ikinararangal at ikinagagalak namin sa International League of Peoples’ Struggle na magpahayag ng pakikiisa sa Pagkakaisa ng Manggagawa sa Timog Katagalugan-Kilusang Mayo Uno (PAMANTIK-KMU) sa okasyon ng Pandaigdigang Araw ng Paggawa. Read more