Archive of Statements

Duterte’s conspiracy claims aim to set stage to clampdown on opposition
October 05, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

Duterte claimed yesterday that there is a conspiracy between the Communist Party and the Liberal Party to overthrow his regime. It appears that such claims aim to set the stage to clampdown on the political opposition and all other forces standing up against moves to establishing Duterte’s authoritarian rule. The CPP and other Left political […]

CPP blasts at Batangas information blackout
October 04, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the Duterte regime and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for imposing a news and information blackout on the situation in at least 12 barangays in Batangas City and in Barangay Banalo, Lobo in Batangas province. Military and police personnel have stopped the news media, human […]

On Duterte’s praise for security alliance with US
September 29, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

Overawed by US military power and tied down by his regime’s dependence on US military financial assistance and hand-me-down war materiél, Duterte yesterday praised the US as “an important security ally,” less than a year after having declared his plan of “leaving the US” for China and Russia. Duterte has now secured his place as […]

On Duterte’s praise for so-called security alliance with US
September 29, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

Overawed by US military power and tied down by his regime’s dependence on US military financial assistance and hand-me-down war materiél, Duterte yesterday praised the US as “an important security ally,” less than a year after having declared his plan of “leaving the US.” Duterte’s statements indicate his intention of securing his place as a […]

Stop Batangas aerial bombings!
September 26, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns the Duterte regime and its Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for dropping bombs in villages in the vicinity around Mt. Banoy, just outside Batangas City, and just a few hours from Metro Manila. Indiscriminate aerial bombardment and relentless offensive operations by the AFP against the New […]

On the significance of the Sept. 21 demonstration
September 25, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

The demonstrations last September 21 are significant in terms of the large size of the Mendiola and Luneta rallies which condemned Duterte’s tyrannical rule and emerging fascist dictatorship; as well as the small size of the pro-Duterte hakot-crowd simultaneously held near the Malacañang palace. Despite using government resources, Duterte and his minions could only manage […]

On Duterte oft-repeated demand for NPA surrender
September 24, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

Duterte reveals fascist narrow-mindedness in his oft-repeated demand for NPA fighters to surrender, accept amnesty and be recruited as regulars in the AFP. By doing so, he treats Red fighters with extreme contempt, choosing to ignore the social realities of oppression and exploitation and the aspiration for national and social liberation which continue to drive […]

Duterte cheap talk on peace
September 19, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

GRP President Duterte was quoted by news reports yesterday saying he was open or not averse to resuming peace talks with the NDFP. As the Party and NDFP has often stated, it is the policy of the revolutionary forces to remain open to peace negotiations with any ruling regime that expresses willingness to seriously discuss […]

Duterte’s victims unite for justice and to frustrate fascist dictatorship
September 18, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

All victims of Duterte’s political persecution, armed oppression and bloody campaign of mass murder are bound to unite in their common desire for justice and to resist and frustrate his plans to prop himself up as a fascist dictator. They can come together in mass demonstrations on September 21 to mark the 45th year of […]

Duterte nationwide martial law plot is afoot
September 13, 2017 | Communist Party of the Philippines | CPP Information Bureau |

Rodrigo Duterte’s plot to declare nationwide martial law is underway. He is increasingly desperate amid broad rising calls for his ouster. He seeks to prop himself up as a fascist dictator in his despair to cling to power. Duterte deserves the strongest condemnation for threatening to make full use of the military and police to […]