articles & speeches

STRENGTHEN THE UNITY OF THE PEOPLES OF ASIA AND AFRICA
AGAINST US-LED NEOCOLONIALISM: FIGHT FOR NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY


Keynote Speech at the People’s Conference to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Auditorium of Padjajaran University, Bandung, 23 April 2015.

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle

I am highly honored to be invited as keynote speaker of the People’s Conference to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Asian African Conference of 1955 in Bandung and to unify the people for a joint declaration of struggle against imperialism and for national sovereignty. I congratulate the Indonesian Chapter of the ILPS and the Front Perdjuangan Rakyat (People’s Struggle Front) for realizing this conference.

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PERKUAT PERSATUAN RAKYAT ASIA DAN AFRIKA
MELAWAN NEO-KOLONIALISME PIMPINAN AS:
BERJUANG UNTUK KEDAULATAN NASIONAL


Pidato utama pada Konferensi Rakyat dalam rangka memperingati
Ulang Tahun ke-60 Konferensi Bandung,

Auditorium Universitas Padjajaran, Bandung, 23 April 2015.

Oleh Prof Jose Maria Sison
Ketua
Liga Internasional Perjuangan Rakyat

Saya merasa sangat terhormat dengan undangan sebagai pembicara utama dalam Konferensi Rakyat untuk memperingati ulang tahun ke-60 Konferensi Asia Afrika 1955 di Bandung, dan untuk mempersatukan rakyat dengan tujuan menyatakan perjuangan bersama melawan imperialisme untuk kedaulatan nasional. Saya mengucapkan selamat kepada ILPS-Indonesia dan Front Perjuangan Rakyat atas penyelenggaraan konferensi ini.

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EXPERIENCES IN COLLECTIVE ACTION AND POLITICAL MOBILIZATION


 

EXPERIENCES IN COLLECTIVE ACTION AND POLITICAL MOBILIZATION

Speakers: Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Coni Ledesma and Luis Jalandoni

Moderator: Prof. Mario Fumerton

Open forum with students in the Course on Collective Action and
Political Mobilization at the Center for Conflict Studies, Utrecht
University, 27 March 2015.

Topics:

1. Role in creating and mobilising a revolutionary movement, and
experiences of state repression and state terror.

2. Prof. Sison’s experience of being placed on the Terrorism List, his
thoughts on the politics of “terrorist labeling,” and then how he
managed to be taken off it.

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REQUISITES FOR BUILDING THE SOCIALIST FUTURE


Paper for the Inception Workshop of the People’s Resource for International Solidarity and Mass Mobilization (PRISM)
Utrecht, The Netherlands
November 14, 2014

By Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines
Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle

Click the link below to download the document in PDF format.
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PAIGTINGIN ANG PAKIKIBAKA NG MGA KATUTUBONG MAMAMAYAN
PARA SA LUPANG NINUNO AT SARILING PAGPAPASYA


Mensahe ng Pakikiisa sa KAMP
sa Ikapat na Pambansang Kongreso, Marso 3-5, 2015

Ni Prop. Jose Maria Sison
Tagapangulo, International League of Peoples’ Struggle

Kami, ang International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), ay nais magpaabot ng aming pinakamarubdob na pagbati ng pakikiisa sa Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (KAMP) sa okasyon ng Ikapat na Pambansang Kongreso nito. Sumasaludo kami sa lahat ng delegasyon ng iba’t ibang organisasyon ng mga katutubong mamamayan at bumabati kami sa lahat ng opisyal ng KAMP sa pagtitipon sa kanila.

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Communiqué of the Meeting
of the International Coordinating Committee,
International League of People’s Struggle


21 February 2015
The Netherlands

The International Coordinating Committee of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ICC-ILPS) held its annual meeting from February 19 to 20 in the Netherlands.

Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson of the ILPS, presided over the meeting, assisted by Malcolm Guy, General Secretary of the ILPS.

A roll call was made and a quorum was declared.

The meeting proceeded with the Reports of the Executive Officers of the ILPS namely, the Chairperson, General Secretary, Treasurer and Auditor.

In his report, the Chairperson stated that among the main items to be addressed by the ICC meeting are the preparations for the holding of the 5th International Assembly in the Philippines in November this year. Among the things to be discussed and approved by the ICC are the theme of the Assembly, the program of activities, a memorandum on possible constitutional amendments, guidelines for the reports of the ICC officers, commissions and territorial organs, the workshops and related side events and the requirements for the hosting of the Assembly.

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FOUNDATIONS AND MOTIVATIONS OF IMPERIALIST AGGRESSION
AND MOST IMPORTANT TASKS OF THE PEOPLE IN THE STRUGGLE


Keynote Address to the Symposium: Demanding Justice
for Imperialist Crimes against Humanity
De Kargadoor, Utrecht, 21 February 2015

By Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle

On behalf of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, I thank the Filipino Refugees in the Netherlands and the Netherlands chapter of the ILPS for inviting me to deliver the keynote address. It is an an honor and privilege to be among the distinguished speakers, the members of the ILPS International Coordinating Committee, and all other participants in this symposium on demanding justice for imperialist crimes against humanity. I am deeply pleased that representatives of revolutionary movements in Palestine, Kurdistan, Philippines, Ireland, Belgium and other countries are here.

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WHY CELEBRATE KM@50?


By Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman, Kabataang Mabakayan

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Kabataang Makabayan in order to show our appreciation for its historic role and contributions in the advancement of the new democratic revolution. We must honor and emulate the KM rank and file for all their struggles, sacrifices and achievements in the service of the Filipino youth and the entire Filipino people. The youth of today can learn so much from the experience and achievements of KM.

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ANG MAKASAYSAYANG PAPEL
AT MGA KONTRIBUSYON NG KABATAANG MAKABAYAN


Sanaysay ng pagdiriwang sa ika-50 Anibersaryo ng Pagtatatag ng KM

Ni Jose Maria Sison
Tagapangulong Tagapagtatag, Kabataang Makabayan

Dahil ako ang naging tagapangulong tagapagtatag ng Kabataang Makabayan (KM) noong 1964 at namuno rito hanggang maobliga akong kumilos nang lihim noong 1968, lubos kong ikinatutuwa at ikinararangal na makalahok sa pagdiriwang ng ika-50 anibersaryo ng KM. Binibigyang-kahulugan at sinasaklaw ng pagdiriwang na ito ang lahat ng pakikibaka, sakripisyo at tagumpay ng kasapian ng KM sa paglilingkod sa kabataang Plipino at buong sambayanang Pilipino.

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HISTORIC ROLE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF KABATAANG MAKABAYAN


Essay to Celebrate the 50th Founding Anniversary of KM

By Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman, Kabataang Mabakayan

Having been the founding chairman of Kabataang Makabayan (KM) in 1964 and having led it until the necessity for me to go underground in 1968, I feel elated and highly honored to participate in the KM 50th anniversary celebration. This celebration signifies and encompasses all the struggles, sacrifices and achievements of the KM rank and file in the service of the Filipino youth and the entire Filipino people.

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