CPP Statements

AFP-staged discovery of “graves” raises many questions
August 24, 2019

As far as our records are concerned, there are no incidents involving NPA units in checkpoints, arrests or captives in Bukidnon around August 2017. The so-called “discovery” of a “mass grave” by the military the other day in Kitaotao, Bukidnon raises many questions. It appears to be a second-rate drama staged by the AFP for […]

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Comment on Bato badgering of student leader in Senate
August 23, 2019

Sen. Bato Dela Rosa shamelessly displayed himself a fascist power-tripper when he badgered and intimidated a student leader in the senate committee hearing to revive mandatory military training for students. Dela Rosa has singlehandely turned the senate into a full-blown perya where he endlessly squawks senseless anti-communist vitriol. Despite the badgering, NUSP President Raoul Manuel […]

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Comment on plan to release convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez
August 23, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) joins the Filipino people, especially the families of Eileen Sarmenta and Allan Gomez, in denouncing the suggestion of the Duterte government to effect the early release of convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez. The plan reflects how rotten the justice system is in the country which favors the […]

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CPP denounces Mindanao martial law lifting in exchange for HSA amendments
August 21, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the suggestion that martial law in Mindanao can be lifted in exchange for amendments to the Human Security Act. The proposed amendments to the HSA is martial law on steroids as it will give the police and military more powers in wiretapping and surveillance, extend the days […]

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The passing away of Gina Lopez saddens the people
August 21, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) joins the Filipino people in expressing sadness over the death of Gina Lopez last August 19 at the age of 65. We commiserate with her family, friends and colleagues. Her passing away is a loss to the Filipino people who considered her a true friend. As an advocate […]

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Remember Kian delos Santos and the murdered thousands
August 16, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) joins the Filipino people in marking today the second anniversary of the killing of 17-year old Kian delos Santos by police during “anti-drug” operations in Caloocan. We remember as well the murder of 19-year old Carl Arnaiz and 14-year old Reynaldo de Guzman who were killed around the […]

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Lorenzana’s “more security and less rights” is perverted Hitlerite logic
August 15, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the perverted Hitlerite logic of Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana asserting there should be “more security and less human rights” in his and the AFP’s pitch for amending the Human Security Act “to give it more teeth.” The HSA is misnomered the “anti-terrorist law.” In fact, it promotes […]

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Anti-subversion law revival will foment greater dissent
August 14, 2019

Given the propensity of Duterte and his military officers to accuse people of being communists or associated with the Communist Party of the Philippines, the revival of the anti-subversion law, as proposed by DILG Sec. Eduardo Año, will only result in military and police abuses and violations of democratic rights far worse than what we […]

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To Bato and the rest of his ilk, let us declare: Long live the Filipino student activists and their parents!
August 09, 2019

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the anti-activist witch-hunt by Sen. Bato dela Rosa and the PNP against Anakbayan and other student organizations. Dela Rosa, who a few weeks ago declared “shit happens” after police shot dead a 3-year old girl in a bungled operation, now paints himself as “concerned” with the completely […]

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Despite public clamor, peace talks resumption under Duterte is doubtful
August 08, 2019

The NDFP, together with its allied revolutionary forces, including the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People’s Army (NPA) maintain the policy of keeping its doors always open to peace negotiations. The NDFP is ever heedful of the clamor of various sectors for the resumption of peace negotiations amid Duterte’s all-out war. […]

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