Europe Court in Luxemburg makes chilling decision in the case of Prof. Jose Maria Sison

By JAN FERMON
Progress Lawyers Network

and Committee DEFEND International

It is obvious that Prof. Sison, like any EU citizen, has an interest to know how the Council takes the decision to label a person or an organisation as “terrorists”. The whole proceeding leading to very harsh sanctions has been set up as an administrative proceeding. The Council argues that there are no requirements of fair trial in such proceedings. The regulation has been made by the Council on the basis of its executive power. The list has been established as well by the Council on the basis of a secret file, probably based on secret service information. No contradiction whatsoever has been foreseen and no judicial review is foreseen before sanctions are imposed.

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Our current international work and internationalist tasks

Contribution to the 14th International Communist Seminar

By the International Department
Central Committee
Communist Party of the Philippines

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is leading the Filipino proletariat and people in two stages of the Philippine revolution. The current stage is that of the new democratic revolution through protracted people’s war. The next stage, which is the socialist revolution, can commence upon the basic completion of the new-democratic revolution through the nationwide seizure of political power.

At the core of the people’s democratic state system, based on the worker-peasant alliance, is the dictatorship of the proletariat. This has for its main component the people’s army under the direction and control of the working class through its revolutionary party. The transition from capitalism to socialism can be achieved only through the dictatorship of the proletariat for a whole historical epoch.

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On the NDFP Declaration of Undertaking to apply the 1949 Geneva Conventions and Protocol I of 1977

By JOSE MARIA SISON
Chief Political Consultant
NDFP Negotiating Panel

Introduction to the NDFP Human Rights Monitoring Committee Booklet No. 6

It is of great importance and acute urgency that the Declaration of Undertaking to Apply the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Protocol 1 of 1977, promulgated and issued by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on July 5, 1996, is once more published and distributed more widely than ever before, together with related documents.

The Declaration of Undertaking asserts and makes clear that all the revolutionary forces and people represented by the NDFP within and outside the framework of peace negotiations with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) are well-grounded in engaging the GRP in a civil war as a legitimate national liberation movement, that they have the status of co-belligerent under international law and that they assume rights and responsibilities under the Geneva Conventions and its protocols.

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Rejoinder to the slanderous article of French Trotskyite Pierre Rousset

By FIDEL V. AGCAOILI
Chairperson, NDFP Human Rights Committee
NDFP Negotiating Panel

Of course, Pierre Rousset does not want any discussion on the real nature of these break-away factions. For him, the “real issue is the right of a pluralist and revolutionary Left to exist in the Philippines.” Here, we have the real agenda of Trotskyite Pierre Rousset. What is after all the life’s mission of any dyed-in-the-wool Trotskyite but to applaud and instigate splits within the revolutionary movement? The original Trotsky advocated “freedom of factions” to instigate splits inside the Communist Party in Russia. The new Trotskys advocate “pluralism” to instigate splits in the Left. What Pierre Rousset actually wants is a fragmented and collaborationist “Left”.

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Peace does not come from the silencing of guns

By COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE PHILIPPINES

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) rejects the ceasefire demand of the Arroyo regime which it has set as a precondition for the resumption of formal peace negotiations between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP).

By setting a precondition for the resumption of formal peace negotiations, the Arroyo regime is acting in violation of The Hague Joint Declaration between the GRP and the NDFP. This joint declaration signed in 1992 sets the framework and four-stage agenda of peace negotiations.

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Ricardo Reyes is criminally culpable for Kampanyang Ahos

FRENCH: Ricardo Reyes est criminellement responsable de la Kampanyang Ahos

SPANISH: Ricardo Reyes es culpable de los crimenes la "Kampanyang Ajos"

Prof. JOSE MARIA SISON
NDFP Chief Political Consultant

The Negotiating Panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has received information from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the people’s prosecution office that Ricardo Reyes is facing criminal charges related to Kampanyang Ahos (Campaign Garlic) and other crimes and that there is prima facie evidence against him to support the warrant issued by the people’s court for his arrest.

The most serious charge against Reyes involves Kampanyang Ahos and has been pending long before the formation of Akbayan. Since 1992, he has been formally charged before the people’s court for abusing his high position in the CPP Mindanao Commission and violating human rights by instigating, approving and conducting Kampanyang Ahos.

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Ricardo Reyes est criminellement responsable de la Kampanyang Ahos

ENGLISH: Ricardo Reyes is criminally culpable for Kampanyang Ahos

SPANISH: Ricardo Reyes es culpable de los crimenes la "Kampanyang Ajos"

Par le professeur JOSE MARIA SISON
Conseiller politique en chef du Front National Démocratique des Philippines

Cet article est paru dimanche le 30 Janvier 2005
dans la section " Talk of the Town " du quotidien Philippine Daily Inquirer

L’équipe de négociation du Front national démocratique des Philippines (FNDP) a été informée par le Parti communiste des Philippines (PCPh) et le Bureau des procureurs du peuple que Ricardo Reyes fait face à des accusations criminelles reliées à la Kampanyang Ahos (campagne « Ail ») et à d’autres crimes qui ont été commis, et que des preuves évidentes contre lui justifient le mandat d’arrestation ayant été émis par le tribunal populaire.

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Ricardo Reyes es culpable de los crimenes la “Kampanyang Ajos”

ENGLISH: Ricardo Reyes is criminally culpable for Kampanyang Ahos

FRENCH: Ricardo Reyes est criminellement responsable de la Kampanyang Ahos

Por Profesor José María Sisón
Asesor Principal del NDFP

artículo publicado en el periódico Philippine Daily Inquirer

El Comité Negociador del Frente Democrático Nacional de Filipinas (NDFP en inglés) ha recibido información del Partido Comunista Filipino (CPP en inglés) y la Oficina de la Procuraduría del Pueblo de que el Señor Ricardo Reyes tiene cargos criminales relacionados a “Kampayang Ajos” y otros actos delictivos. Hay evidencias contundentes contra él, que justifican una orden de detención y arresto emitida por la corte popular.

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Interview with Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Founding Chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines

By ARLENE BURGOS
Kyodo News – Manila Bureau

The Arroyo regime is servile to the US. It is corrupt and stinking to high heavens. It aggravates the socio-economic crisis. It is brutal to the toiling masses. It believes that it can suppress the patriotic and progressive mass movement with the force of arms supplied by the US. The return of the US military bases and the escalation of US military intervention are treasonously promoted by Arroyo regime.

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Interview with Prof. Jose Maria Sison by Kyodo News

By ARLENE BURGOS
Kyodo News – Manila Bureau

Arlene Burgos: What are the prospects of the NDF resuming peace talks with the government? Will the NDF ever agree to the proposal for a single comprehensive agreement?

JMS Reply: The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) is blocking the resumption of the formal peace talks between the GRP and NDFP negotiating panels. The obstacles put up by the GRP include the following: the extreme puppetry of the Arroyo regime to the US, the all-out war policy against the revolutionary movement, the indecent proposal to scrap all previous joint agreements and the threats to label the NDFP as "terrorist" in a futile attempt to make it capitulate.

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