• COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2ND ICC MEETING
    AFTER THE 4TH ILPS INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY


    The International Coordinating Committee (ICC) of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle held a very successful annual meeting on March 10-11, 2012 in The Netherlands.

    Twenty (21) members of the ICC from 6 continents participated in the meeting. Fourteen (14) were physically present while six (6) participated by Skype and one via proxy. Those who were physically present were Ario Adityo (Indonesia), Bill Doares (United States), Theo Droog (Netherlands), Malcolm Guy (Canada), Kuusela Hilo (United States), Florentino Martinez (Mexico), Lynn Meza (United States), Jose Maria Sison (Netherlands), Antonio Tujan (Philippines), Demba Moussa Dembele (Senegal), Nestor Villatoro (Guatemala), and Jang Chang Weon (South Korea). Alternate members Steve da Silva (Canada) and Rafael Mariano (Philippines) were also physically present. Read more



  • LIST OF STATEMENTS, MESSAGES AND INTERVIEWS
    OF ILPS ICC CHAIRPERSON PROF. JOSE MARIA SISON


    (Covering the period of 9 July 2011 to 9 March 2012 and arranged from the most recent to the earliest)

    STATEMENTS AND SPEECHES

    1. ILPS Clarification on the ILPS-ICOR Joint Call and Manifesto Against Nuclear Power Plants and Arms – 23 February 2012

    2. ILPS Condmens Law Authorizing US Military to Arrest and Detain Civilians
    Without Due Process – 3 January 2011 Read more



  • REPORT TO THE INTERNATIONAL COORDINATING COMMITEE


    By Jose Maria Sison
    Chairperson
    International League of Peoples’ Struggle
    10 March 2012

    Dear Colleagues,

    1. Introduction. Since the last meeting of the International Coordinating Committee (ICC), the crisis of global capitalism has become worse. The imperialist powers have clung to the neoliberal economic policy and have continued to aggravate the economic and financial crisis. They make the people of the world suffer as a result of intensified plunder and wars of aggression. The people are therefore waging various forms of resistance. Read more



  • CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF COMRADE MANUEL TOH


    From Prof. Jose Maria Sison and Julie de Lima

    We are close comrades-in-arms of Manuel (Maning) Toh, whom we fondly call by either one of his two noms de guerre, Ka Jess and Lolo. We are deeply saddened to learn of his death and we share the sense of loss and grief of his family to whom we address most heartfelt condolences. At the same time, we are comforted by his revolutionary work and achievements in the service of the Filipino people. Read more



  • IN HONOR OF HORACIO “BOY” R. MORALES, Jr.


    By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
    Founding Chairman,Communist Party of the Philippines
    Chief Political Consultant
    NDFP Negotiating Panel
    17 March 2012

    By way of honoring Horacio “Boy” Morales, I wish to recall his relations with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the National Democratic Front of the Philippines and the New People’s Army and his contributions to the revolutionary movement within the range of my personal knowledge and on the basis of reports of comrades. Read more



  • CONDEMN MURDER OF BERNARDO SANCHEZ VAZQUEZ:
    CONDOLE WITH FAMILY AND PUNISH THE MURDERERS


    By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
    Chairperson
    International League of Peoples’ Struggle
    15 March 2012

    We, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, have received from Comrade Florentino Lopez, National President of the Frente Popular Revolucionaria-Mexico and member of the International Coordinating Committee of ILPS, the following report: Read more



  • INTERVIEW BY IMELDA ABANO OF BUSINESS MIRROR


    Full Text of Interview with Prof. Jose Maria Sison

    By Imelda Abano
    Senior Correspondent
    Business Mirror

    Good day! I was assigned by my editor to follow-up updates from your end about some issues. I hope you answer briefly my queries please.

    1. Are you going back to the Philippines? When and what will make you decide to come home? You told me before that you are indeed going back because you wanted to retire in your home country. Read more



  • AQUINO UNDER FIRE FOR LURING COMMUNIST
    HOME FOR THE ELECTIONS


    By Barbara Mae Dacanay
    gulfnews.com
    Bureau Chief
    05 March 2012

    President Benigno Aquino was criticized for luring Philippine communist party’s founder Jose Maria Sison to stop living in exile, return home from the Netherlands, and run for a government office in 2013, a local paper said. Read more