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November 30, 2022 | Human Rights

Walang kalaban-labang pinaslang ng pinagsanib na pwersa ng 94th IB at 47th IB ang konsultant ng National Democratic Front (NDF) sa usapang pangkapayapaan at makata na si Ericson Acosta, at ang kasama niyang magsasaka kaninang madaling araw sa Sityo Makilo, Barangay Camansi, Kanbankalan City, Negros Occidental. Dinakip sila ng mga sundalo bandang alas-dos ng umaga, […]

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CPP Statements

Members of CPP, NPA and NDF have rights under international humanitarian law

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) must be roundly denounced for trying to justify and cover-up the willful killing of Ericson Acosta and Joseph Jimenez in Kabankalan City by impugning Acosta’s role as a consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). The web of lies being desperately woven by the AFP cannot obscure the fact that at around 2 a.m. of November 30, 2022: (a) Acosta and Jimenez were resting in the home of Ronald and […]

Condemn the AFP for the murder of Ericson Acosta, poet and modern-day Andres Bonifacio

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns in the strongest terms the Armed Forces of the Philippines, particularly the 94th IB and 47th IB, for the abduction and willful killing while in custody of renowned revolutionary poet Ericson Acosta, who also served as peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) […]

Harris visit amid heightening US military intervention in PH and stoking inter-imperialist war

The Party and Filipino patriotic and revolutionary forces denounce the scheduled visit next week of US Vice President Kamala Harris as it serves the purpose of heightening US military intervention in the country and in the Asia-Pacific region, further stoking tensions with China, and further raising the possibility of inter-imperialist war. The visit by Harris […]

Tribute to Comrade Jean Pestieau

We, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), wish to convey our most heartfelt condolences to the family of Comrade Jean Pestieau and to all his comrades in the Workers’ Party of Belgium (PTB-PVDA) over his passing away last November 14. We share your grief but […]

DILG’s claim that NPA has only 5 fronts is ridiculous

The claim yesterday by Sec. Benjamin Abalos Jr that the New People’s Army (NPA) now operates in only five guerrilla fronts is utterly ridiculous. Even a typical regional command of the NPA has more than that. Will Abalos and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) care to identify where these “remaining” fronts are? Abalos […]

On the passing away of CPP-NPA leader in Far South Mindanao and AFP desecration of his remains

The entire leadership and membership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is deeply saddened by the passing away of Comrade Emmanuel Fernandez (Ka Ampog, Ka Akuy, Ka Brad), one of the leading cadres of the Party and commanders of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Far South Mindanao. We pay our highest tribute […]

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Special Reports

Ang CARHRIHL at ang Geneva Conventions

CHILD RIGHTS. Special report on violations of child rights committed by the AFP and PNP in the conduct of counterinsurgency operations in civilian communities. Read here.


WAR CRIMES. More than one hundred revolutionaries, hors de combat and civilians have been willfully killed by the AFP and other armed agents of the reactionary state since 2018. Read the full report here.

Paglaban sa Batas Militar sa mga pahina ng Ang Bayan

Paglaban sa Batas Militar sa mga Pahina ng Ang Bayan (Resistance to Martial Law in the Pages of Ang Bayan) is a 400-page anthology of key editorials and news articles published in Ang Bayan from September 1972 to February 1986, during the period of martial law rule under dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr.

The book is foreworded by Prof. Jose Ma. Sison, the founding chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines, who also served as editor-in-chief of Ang Bayan from 1969 to 1976.

Visit the book's website to read the articles or download the book.

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