Archive of Press Release

NPA use of CDEx in Northern Samar ambush, legitimate says CPP
April 10, 2022

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today said the use of command-detonated explosives (CDEx) in an ambuscade by the New People’s Army (NPA) in Las Navas, Northern Samar last April 3 was consistent with international rules on the conduct of war. This was in response to the media spectacle mounted by the Armed Forces […]

Badoy is delusional over claims of 24,000 “NPA surrenderees”—CPP
April 06, 2022

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today dismissed claims made yesterday by National Task Force-Elcac spokesperson Lorraine Badoy of 24,000 “NPA surrenderees” since 2016, which is supposedly a 6,000 “increase” since June last year. “Ms. Badoy is delusional in announcing these fantastic and bloated numbers of the NTF-Elcac,” remarked CPP Chief Information Officer Marco […]

CPP slams AFP for 20-day torture and murder of NDFP peace consultant in Davao
April 02, 2022

The Communist Party of the Philippines today slammed the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the 20-day torture and subsequent cold-blooded murder of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultant for Southern Mindanao Ezequiel C. Daguman (Ka Rey). The murder of Daguman is the latest of more than 20 known revolutionaries and […]

CPP urges people to demand prexy bets for 2022 Balikatan to be last
April 01, 2022

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today called on the Filipino people to push presidential bets to stand for Philippine sovereignty, oppose US military intervention, oppose the use of the country as base for US superpower conflict with China and ensure that the current 2022 Balikatan exercises will be the last. CPP Chief Information […]

CPP slams Duterte’s drug-crazed hysterical red-tagging
March 30, 2022

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today slammed Rodrigo Duterte’s “hysterical red-tagging” in an address recorded yesterday and aired earlier today. Duterte echoed the recent statements of NTF-Elcac Lorraine Badoy, when he named party-list groups under the Makabayan bloc as “communist fronts” in what the CPP said was “heightened red-tagging against the patriotic and […]

Filipino people’s struggle, a teacher and an inspiration
March 28, 2022

Professor Jose Maria Sison’s books On People’s War and Imperialism in Turmoil, Socialism in Prospect were successfully launched on March 27, 2022 in an online zoom event organized by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines International Information Office and the International Network of Philippine Studies. On People’s War is the 7th book in the […]

AFP, PNP deployed 21 more battalions against NPA since last year—CPP
March 28, 2022

Despite repeated declarations that the New People’s Army (NPA) is set to be crushed before the end of Rodrigo Duterte’s term in June, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) continue to increase their combat units against the revolutionary army. This was noted by the Central Committee of the Communist […]

Duterte’s war to crush the NPA has failed—CPP
March 28, 2022

The leadership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today declared that the strategic offensives of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) since 2017 under the Duterte regime have failed to stop the growth of the New People’s Army (NPA). In a 20-page statement posted on the CPP’s website and circulated on social […]

CPP orders NPA to train rifles and develop weapons against “high flying weapons”
March 28, 2022

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP-CC) today ordered the New People’s Army to “train to use their rifles, and develop or acquire weapons against enemy aircraft.” In a message to the NPA to mark its 53rd anniversary, the CPP said the NPA must draw “lessons and inspiration” from Vietnam where […]

CPP orders NPA to strike in towns and cities
March 28, 2022

The Central Committee of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP-CC) ordered the New People’s Army deploy special armed units to strike at enemy weak points, local tyrants and those with blood debt to the people in the towns and cities. In a 20-page message to the NPA on the occasion of its 53rd anniversary, the […]

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