Archive of Statements

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 […]

No more cooperation with Duterte’s undemocratic and anti-people “drug war”
August 12, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The anti-drug war of the Duterte regime has rapidly spiraled into a frenzied campaign of extra-judicial killings and vigilante murders perpetrated by the police and by police-linked criminal syndicates. Nearly 1,000 people have been killed in just a little more than one month. The rights of tens upon thousands of people are being violated as […]

CPP slams China and US for stepping-up rhetoric over arbitration ruling
July 16, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today denounced Chinese and US governments for stepping up the rhetoric at the heels of the ruling released by the Permanent Court of Arbitration concerning the marine dispute over the marine features and resources of the South China Sea. “The stepped up rhetoric of China and show of […]

Promote anti-US imperialist nationalism and struggles under the Duterte regime
June 12, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

We mark today the 118th anniversary of the June 12 declaration of false independence by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo who presented himself a traitor and US stooge when he proclaimed the nascent Philippine Republic to be under the protection of the US government. Aquinaldo’s declaration marked the end of 300 years of Spanish colonialism but merely […]

On the Imperialist Cultural Offensive
November 15, 2015 | National Democratic Front of the Philippines | Juliet de Lima | Chairperson | Reciprocal Working Committee Socio-Economic Reforms |

Colleagues and friends! It is my pleasure and honor to speak on the imperialist cultural offensive before this workshop to help set the framework for the topic “People’s Cultural Resistance Against Imperialist Cultural Offensive.” Indeed, a long-standing war exists between imperialism and oppressed peoples in the cultural arena. This has been ongoing ever since colonial […]