Archive of Communist Party of the Philippines

On rejection of Gina Lopez as DENR secretary

(Updated) Considering what is at stake, big bourgeois comprador interests in the mining industry surely mobilized hundreds of millions of pesos and relied on their vast political influence to ensure that the Commission on Appointments would reject the appointment of environmentalist Gina Lopez as head of the DENR. With the rejection of Lopez, the Filipino […]

Resist peace-spoiling by US stooges

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) congratulates the NDFP and GRP Negotiating Panels for successfully pushing through with the opening of the fourth round of peace negotiations yesterday despite the peace-spoiling by stooges of US imperialism in the military establishment. To support the talks, the Party calls on the Filipino people to reject these […]

On non-declaration of ceasefire, peace talks and AFP crimes

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) did not proceed to issue a declaration of interim ceasefire yesterday, after the GRP announced that it will not issue a similar ceasefire declaration. The issuance of ceasefire declarations was supposed to be done reciprocally as agreed upon by the NDFP and GRP in the their March 11 […]

CPP to declare ceasefire not later than March 31

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today said it is set to issue a unilateral declaration of interim ceasefire not later than March 31 in anticipation and support of the fourth round of peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) […]

NPA ready to counter abusive anti-peace AFP offensives

The New People’s Army (NPA) welcomes and supports the March 12 Joint Statement issued by the GRP and NDFP negotiating panels declaring a continuation of peace negotiations. The National Operations Command (NOC) awaits instructions from the central leadership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on the matter of the reinstatement of the unilateral […]

Duterte’s aerial bombing order disregards people’s lives–CPP

(Press Release) The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today denounced GRP President Rodrigo Duterte for his “total contempt of lives of civilian people’s lives who he callously considers mere ‘collateral damage’ in ordering the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to employ all its assets in an “anything goes” campaign to drop bombs and […]

Negotiations for bilateral ceasefire can proceed

If GRP President Durterte decides to send his negotiating panel and emissaries to the upcoming scheduled talks between the ceasefire committees, negotiations for a bilateral ceasefire agreement can proceed as scheduled on February 22-27 in The Netherlands. To ensure success of the negotiations, the GRP can help facilitate the travel of the NDFP’s ceasefire committee […]

On the AFP-reported “ambush” in Surigao

There was no NPA attack last February 15 against an AFP-escorted relief operations in Barangay Linunggaman, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte. The reports coming from the AFP are highly dubious. The spokesmen of the AFP are weaveing such false reports to deceive the public and disparage the NPA which had earlier unilaterally declared a ceasefire […]

Protest crackdown, “all-out war” against activists and civilians–CPP

(Press Release) The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today called on the Filipino people to protest the police and military crackdown after at least 19 individuals, mostly activists as well as civilians, who were arrested in Metro Manila and other parts of the country in a span of just one week since the Duterte […]

Heighten armed resistance against the Duterte regime’s all-out war

Starting today, the Unilateral Declaration of Interim Ceasefire is now completely terminated. All NPA commands and territorial units, as well as people’s militia and self defense units, can now take the full initiative to defend the people and advance their interests, especially in the face of the declaration of all-out war of the Duterte regime. […]