CPP Statements

Lorenzana’s checkpoints will prevent maximum help from reaching earthquake victims
November 03, 2019

The Party denounces the order of Defense Secretary Lorenzana to set up checkpoints in the areas around the earthquake areas purportedly to ensure that only “legitimate and authorized” relief workers will be allowed to carry out relief work. From the point of view of humanitarian work, Lorenzana’s order is completely unacceptable. In this time of […]

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Condemn mass arrest and Duterte regime’s heightened fascist drive
November 02, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns in the strongest terms the mass arrest of activist workers, peasants, women, and media practitioners over the past few days in Bacolod, Escalante and Manila. Police arrested and detained more than 60 people belonging to various sectoral organizations were arrested. More than five children were also accosted. […]

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Keeping secret Duterte’s real state of health aims to preempt open rivalries within ruling clique
October 26, 2019

Malacañang announced yesterday that it will not issue any official bulletin about Duterte’s real state of health. At the same time, it is furiously spinning stories to make it appear the he remains physically healthy. His inner circle, Bong Go, in particular, has released contrived stories with questionable videos and pictures to make it appear […]

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Unite behind Robredo’s call to end drug war
October 25, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) supports the statement yesterday of Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo calling for an end to the Duterte government’s so-called war on drugs. Her description of the drug war as ineffective reflects the sentiments of majority of the Filipino people who are skeptical of Duterte’s real aims but are […]

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Sen. Nene Pimentel was a patriot, democrat and friend of the Philippine revolution
October 20, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and all revolutionary forces extends its sympathies to the family and friends of former Sen. Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, who passed away today. Pimentel was a patriot, a democrat and friend of the Philippine revolution. He locked arms with the Filipino people in their fight against the US-Marcos dictatorship. […]

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Shooting of Bukidnon teachers is handiwork of military agents
October 19, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the dastardly shooting of teachers Zhydee and Ramil Cabañelez last October 16. According to reports, four armed men barged into the Dalit Elementary School in Sitio Dalit, Barangay Lumbayao in Valencia City, Bukidnon and started shooting at the Cabañelez couple. The shooting was carried out in plain […]

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Albayalde resignation shows cracks in police drug syndicate, exposes drug war hoax
October 16, 2019

The resignation of PNP chief Oscar Albayalde is evidence of a large crack within Duterte’s police criminal syndicate. It is a result of inner struggles among rival syndicates for control of the national police. It is part of the conflicts over drug protection money and control of drug trafficking operations in the country. By forcing […]

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Metro Manila transportation crisis reflects rotten economic system
October 15, 2019

Over the past few weeks, public attention has been focused on the massive traffic problem that plagues millions of commuters in Metro Manila. This came after the breakdown of rails and public transportation systems, as well as the gridlocks in Metro Manila’s main thoroughfares. The Duterte government has been trying to downplay the magnitude of […]

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Comment on Duterte’s recent Russia and China political junkets
October 13, 2019

The recent trip to Russia (October 1-6) by Rodrigo Duterte, as well as his recent visit to China (August 28 to September 1), were costly political junkets. Duterte had at least two self-serving objectives. The first, is to counter international isolation and pressure arising from the UN Human Rights Commission’s July 11 resolution seeking an […]

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Duterte’s antagonism towards the people breeding conditions for NPA recruitment
October 11, 2019

Like Marcos before him, Duterte has now become the No. 1 recruiter of the New People’s Army (NPA). His corruption and anti-people policies have inflicted greater sufferings on the people resulting in widespread indignation and fueling resistance. Duterte’s corruption was put on public display by the recent purchase of two luxury jets worth P2-billion each […]

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