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Comment of Joma Sison on Duterte’s Joke of Turning the Philippines Over as a Province of China

It is the joke of a shameless traitor who keeps on making fun of the national sovereignty of the Filipino people and Philippine territorial integrity and who is actually giving up the exclusive economic zone and extended continental shelf in the West Philippine Sea in exchange for overpriced infrastructure projects and high interest loans as well as commissions and low-level contracts for him and his shady clique. […]

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ILPS Condemns the Attack on Afrin by Turkey and Expresses Firm Support to the Kurdish People’s Struggle for National Self-determination

The Kurdish liberation movement in Northern Syria has emerged more powerful militarily and politically in the course of the civil war. It has been able to set up a functioning political structure to run its autonomous democratic administration in Rojava-Northern Syria and an effective armed force in the YPG to defend its territory. […]

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DUTERTE PLAYS OFF THE US AND CHINA & GETS SQUEEZED BY THEM

Duterte thinks that he can play off the US and China and get advantages for himself both ways. He gets Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines from Trump to assure him of military assistance for killing Filipino revolutionaries and Bangsamoro rebels. And he gets from China pledges of infrastructure projects and loans for the purpose. […]

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THE CRIMINAL BRAGGART DUTERTE IS THE BEST WITNESS AGAINST HIMSELF

For mass murder, the criminal braggart Duterte is the best witness against himself on audio-visual record and in print. Before and during the rampages of mass murder under Oplan Tokhang and Oplan Double Barrel, he has made clear incitements to frame up and kill drug suspects and suppress evidence as well as clear inducements, such as presidential guarantees of pardon and impunity and rewards in cash and promotions. […]