Archive of Statements

Duterte must heed demand to end Oplan Bayanihan and AFP occupation of civilian communities
December 04, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

Today marks the 100th day of the effectivity of the unilateral declaration for an interim ceasefire issued last August 26 by the CPP Central Committee. The declaration was issued to support accelerated peace negotiations between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP). The CPP […]

Release of all political prisoners, not mere 50—CPP
December 02, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines | Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today said it rejects the plan of the Duterte government to release a mere 50 political prisoners by the end of December. The plan was announced by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III who is also the GRP’s chief negotiator with the NDFP. “Justice demands that all 432 remaining […]

CPP rebukes Duterte regime for “anti-terror” crackdown on rights
December 02, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines | Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today rebuked the Duterte regime for using the so-called anti-terror drive to flex police and military muscle by imposing their pervasive armed presence to control the population and curtail the people’s civil and political rights. Yesterday, the Philippine National Police (PNP) announced it was on Terror Alert 3 […]

Red Salute to Comrade Fidel Castro!
November 27, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The entire membership and leadership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) are deeply saddened by the passing away of beloved revolutionary leader Comrade Fidel Castro of Cuba last Friday. In behalf of the revolutionary masses, the Party extends heartfelt sympathies to the Communist Party of Cuba, the Republic of Cuba and the Cuban […]

Demand an end to all the legacies of martial law—CPP
November 24, 2016 |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today extended its support for the protest actions set for tomorrow at Luneta to demonstrate the people’s indignation over the hero’s burial given by the Duterte government to erstwhile dictator Ferdinand Marcos last week. The CPP urged the protesters to demand the Duterte regime to reverse the historical […]

CPP chides Bello, no bilateral ceasefire amid Oplan Bayanihan offensives
November 24, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines | Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today rebuked Secretary Silvestre Bello, GRP negotiating panel head, for baselessly claiming that a bilateral ceasefire may possibly be signed by December 10 when in fact there are no negotiations for such an agreement with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). “Bello is conjuring the illusion […]

CPP urges Duterte to reverse hero’s tribute to Marcos or risk mounting protests
November 19, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines | Information Bureau |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) joins the Filipino people in denouncing the Duterte government for having honored the erstwhile dictator Ferdinand Marcos as a hero with full military honors in a funeral carried out surreptitiously yesterday at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. “In ordering his military honor guards to bear the tyrant’s casket […]

Gear for intensified anti-imperialist and working class struggles under Trump
November 16, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The American workers and people are bound to intensify their class and democratic struggles with the rise to power of the ultra-rightist Donald Trump amid prolonged capitalist depression and continued worsening of the social and economic conditions of the people. Their struggles are inextricably bound to the intensifying anti-imperialist struggles of people and working class […]

Castigate Duterte for dangling writ suspension and PC revival
November 15, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The Filipino people must not allow the Duterte regime to get away with dangling the possibility of suspending the writ of habeas corpus and for pushing for the revival of the Philippine Constabulary which will place the police force under the command of the military and the commander-in-chief. He frivolously dangles the suspension of the […]

Advise Duterte against proceeding with Marcos hero’s burial
November 10, 2016 | Communist Party of the Philippines |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) joins the Filipino people in denouncing the decision of the Supreme Court allowing the Duterte government to proceed with giving a hero’s burial for fallen fascist dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The GRP President Duterte must be advised against proceeding with such a plan. Such payment of political debt to […]

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