Archive of Statements

Condemn the violent dispersals at the US Embassy and Camp Aguinaldo
October 19, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) strongly condemn the violent dispersal of the demonstration of patriotic organizations led by national minority groups in front of the US embassy earlier today. Police personnel used water cannons and tear gas bombs against the demonstrators. Comprising the bulk of the demonstrators were national minority and peasant groups […]

Ramos set to lead Amboy pack against Duterte
October 10, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

Former GRP President Gen. Fidel V. Ramos, Amboy top dog, is now set to lead the pack to consolidate the pro-US camp of reactionaries to put on greater pressure on the Duterte regime to backtrack on its promotion of an independent foreign policy. Duterte must now be wary of Gen. Ramos who he won over […]

On DND order suspending joint exercises, patrols with US
October 09, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The CPP welcomes Defense Secretary Lorenzana’s announcement that the Duterte government has already formally informed the US government and military about ending joint sea patrols and joint military exercises. The CPP also welcomes his announcement that American troops based in Zamboanga involved in electronic surveillance operations will be asked to leave after the Philippines acquire […]

On the US #FriendsAlliesPartners hype
October 09, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

Over the past days, the US embassy has been hyping up the #FriendsAlliesPartners social media campaign. In doing so, the US is revealing itself to be hypocrites extraordinaire. US “assistance” has never been without strings or conditions attached. They hype their Yolanda assistance much unlike the rest of the world who extended without asking for […]

Tasks after 100 days under Duterte
October 07, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

A hundred days into the Duterte regime, the situation now exists allowing the forging of a patriotic alliance between his anti-US regime and the revolutionary and patriotic forces. Towards this, both sides must work hard in peace negotiations to forge a common program. At the same time, mass struggles must be carried forward to convince […]

CPP denounces the US’ thinly-veiled threats against Duterte; calls for urgent EDCA abrogation Information Bureau
October 03, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces US officials for continuing to issue thinly-veiled threats against GRP President Duterte. At the same time, the CPP urged Duterte to follow through with his statement that he might just abrogate the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) in the face of continued meddling by the US government […]

On the passing away of Sen. Mirriam Defensor-Santiago
September 29, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) extends its sympathies to the family, relatives, friends and colleagues of Sen. Mirriam Defensor-Santiago who passed away this morning. The Filipino people will remember Sen. Santiago for her crusade against corruption. She enjoyed broad support among the people and youth because of her rejection of the rotten politics […]

CPP welcomes scrapping all US war exercises under Duterte
September 29, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) welcomes the statement last night of GRP President Duterte declaring that war exercises to be conducted next week by US military forces will be the last. In a speech before Filipinos in Hanoi, Vietnam, Duterte declared “I will serve notice to you now, that this will be the […]

On ruling class rivalries under Duterte and prospects of a tactical alliance
September 24, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

Over the past two weeks or so, factional rivalries among the ruling elite have rapidly boiled over with sharp and often zealous and brazen political attacks and counter-attacks by both the dominant Duterte political conglomeration and the anti-Duterte camp of reactionaries identified with the deposed Liberal Party. The intensity characterizing the ruling class rivalries is […]

On GRP President’s unilateral declaration of an indefinite ceasefire
August 21, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The CPP welcomes the unilateral declaration by GRP President Duterte of an indefinite ceasefire to reciprocate the earlier 7-day ceasefire issued by the CPP and NPA. The CPP hopes it could soon match the GRP President’s indefinite ceasefire declaration with a unilateral declaration of an interim ceasefire. This declaration can be issued soon after the […]