Communist Party of the Philippines

In solidarity with the September 21 protests
September 21, 2018

The Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army extends solidarity with the tens of thousands demonstrating across the country to mark the imposition of martial law on September 21, 1972 and to demand an end to the reign of terror, tyranny and facism of the US-Duterte regime. The rallies also serve to echo […]

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Use lessons in struggle against US-Marcos dictatorship to resist US-Duterte regime
September 20, 2018

Tomorrow, September 21, the Filipino people will mark the declaration of martial law and imposition of open fascist rule by the US-Marcos dictatorship in 1972, nearly fifty years ago. It will always be relevant to recall one of the darkest periods in Philippine history, when more than 70,000 were incarcerated as political dissidents, 34,000 tortured, […]

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On the conviction of General Palparan
September 17, 2018

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and all revolutionary forces join the Filipino people in celebrating the conviction earlier today of Gen. Jovito Palparan by the Malolos Regional Trial Court for kidnapping and serious illegal detention over the enforced disappearance of UP activists Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño in 2006. Palparan was convicted together […]

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Revolutionary forces to assist masses amid ravage of typhoon Ompong
September 15, 2018

Units of the New People’s Army (NPA) and all revolutionary forces in North and Central Luzon, as well as in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, are geared to carry out rescue, relief and rehabilitation work for millions of people whose homes and livelihood were ravaged by strong winds and rains brought about by […]

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Duterte projecting power amid diminishing strength
September 13, 2018

Duterte went on live television last Tuesday to project power and control. However, his failure to address the outstanding economic issues, his relentless fascism, bloodthirst, dictatorial ambitions and anti-people policies only fuel the people’s resistance and heighten their desire to kick him out of power. The Party has called on the broad masses of the […]

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Arrest Trillanes order show Duterte’s despotism
September 07, 2018

Duterte bared his Marcosian despotic fangs in ordering the arrest of his vociferous critic Sen. Antonio Trillanes. He abused his power and trampled on the legal processes of his own government. His assault against Trillanes satisfies his desire for vengeance. As well as that of Gloria Arroyo’s. By ordering the AFP to carry out his […]

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CPP to Malacañang: “A ‘no’ is a no”
July 14, 2018

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) reiterated its firm rejection of the pretend “localized peace talks” being pursued by the Duterte regime. “To the power-fuddled brains in Malacañang – rejection might feel alien to the ‘Yes’-men like you, but a ‘no’ is a no,” the CPP said in response to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque’s […]

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Response to questions by Croatian journalist Ivan Popovic
June 27, 2018

Ivan Popovic (IV): Is CPP today on same grounds of Sison’s principles of revolutionary struggle against American imperialism , feudalism and bureaucratic capitalism or that struggle spreaded towards other forms of imperialism in the world? CPP Information Bureau (CPP-IB): The CPP today is at the forefront of the Filipino people’s democratic revolution to put an […]

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`Tambay’ crackdown another brazen attempt to enforce undeclared martial law nationwide
June 21, 2018

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) stand together with the broad democratic sectors in denouncing the Duterte regime’s latest wholesale violation of human rights – the so-called “tambay” crackdown. This latest move serves as a double-edged sword for the burgeoning autocrat – claiming for himself excessive powers to incarcerate whoever his regime wants to, […]

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Response to questions from the Washington Post
April 03, 2018

In the opinion of the CPP, why did the peace talks with Duterte breakdown? The immediate reason leading to the breakdown of the NDFP-GRP peace negotiations was Duterte’s adamant demand that the NDFP enter into a long-term bilateral ceasefire agreement even before agreements on socio-economic reforms and political and constitutional reforms are signed. The NDFP […]

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