Message from the Communist Party of Greece (Marxist-Leninist)


Dear comrade Prof. Jose Maria Sison,

On behalf of the members, the cadres and the followers of the Communist Party of Greece (marxist-leninist) we want to congratulate you for remaining on the front line of the antiimperialist-anticapitalist-antirevizionist struggle for almost half a century and for your 70th year birthday. We wish that you will have a long life and continue serving with the same devoutness and self-denial the antiimperialist and revolutionary movement continue giving heart and soul to the movement of both your country but also of the world through your position as a Chairperson of the ILPS.

Red Salutes,

International Bureau,
Communist Party of Greece (marxist-leninist)

Message from the Communist Workers’ Party, Finland

ImagePolitical Committee, Communist Workers' Party

Honoured professor comrade Jose Maria Sison

With high respect for your activities as a fighter in the revolutionary movement in favour of the Philippine people we are indeed happy to congratulate You on your 70th anniversary day. Your inspiring activity which has lasted decades at the head of the peoples’ liberation movement and the communist party has given strength and fighting enthusiasm against the oppressors.

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Solidarity greetings from Iniciativas de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (ICID)

To: Mr. Jose María Sison

Dear Mr. Sison,

On occasion of your 50 years of service to the Filipino people and your 70th birthday, we would like to express our heartfelt congratulations and respect for so many years of committed hard work and sacrifice.

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Message to Jose Maria Sison on his 70th Birthday

ImageBy United Filipinos is Hong Kong (UNIFIL-HK)

Seventy and very much a revolutionary.

For Filipinos around the world, the name Prof. Jose Maria Sison evokes unflinching commitment for national freedom and democracy. It is synonymous to serving the people for indeed; Prof. Sison’s life is about bringing forth the dreams of the oppressed people for a better world.

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Tribute to Prof. Sison on the occasion of his 70th birthday

Dear friends,

The revolutionary thoughts of Prof. Jose Maria Sison have been a great influence among the Philippines' progressive academics for years. This is so not only because they provide a definitive description and explanation to the grave economic and political crises buffeting the society but also because they represent the progressive theoretical perspective to fundamental social issues that continue to be muddled by anachronistic bourgeois thinking.

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Wij feliciteren Jose Maria Sison met 50 jaar strijd en zijn 70e verjaardag

ImageDoor Hans Visser

Wij feliciteren Jose Maria Sison met 50 jaar strijd en zijn 70e verjaardag. Wij danken  Joma en Julie voor hun bijdrage aan de internationale strijd voor solidariteit met de armen en kwetsbaren in deze wereld in het bijzonder in de Filippijnen.

Het is mij een eer aan Jose Maria Sison en zijn vrouw dank uit te brengen voor hun bijdrage aan de internationale strijd voor solidariteit met de armen en kwetsbaren in deze wereld in het bijzonder in de Filippijnen.

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Warmest greetings from CEBRASPO (Brazil)

ImageBy Brazilian Centre of Solidarity to the Peoples

From Brazil we send our warmest greetings to the Professor Jose Maria Sison and enthusiasticaly we join in the collective celebration of the passage of 50 years of his intense and fecund political activity, as a detached leader of the Filipino people in their struggle for national liberation and the building of true democracy in the Philippines.

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A tribute to Jose Maria Sison

By Revolutionary Organization of Labor, USA

On the occasion of your 70th Birthday and 50 years of brilliant, dedicated and courageous struggle on behalf of the world’s oppressed and exploited, the comrades of the Revolutionary Organization of Labor, USA give you our warm embrace and our Red Salute!

While you are largely aware of the basis for the deep comradely respect, admiration and feeling that I and our organization have for you, allow me to share some thoughts with those present with you for this great celebration.

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Message from Lakas Ng Migrante Para Sa Pambansang Demokrasya (LAMPADA) — Italy

On the 70th birth anniversary and 50-year life-and-death struggle of Professor Jose Maria “Joma” Sison for national and social liberation in the Philippines

By Ka Mike Montemayor
Deputy Secretary General
Lakas Ng Migrante Para Sa Pambansang Demokrasya (LAMPADA)
Milan, Italy

On behalf of LAMPADA I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to International Committee DEFEND for having invited me and my organization to render message of solidarity and recognition to comrade Professor J.M. Sison on his 70th birthday anniversary and 50 years of outstanding service to the Filipino people. We warmly salute Ka Joma for his historic political, organizational and ideological contribution to the intensifying national and social liberation movement in the Philippines and to the world proletarian movement.

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Salute to Jose Maria Sison, Filipino patriot and internationalist


I am always with you,
In your studies, work and battles,
I am always with you,
Carrying out our urgent tasks.

Jose Maria Sison
“I am always with you”
26 December 1977

Prof. Jose Maria Sison, a great Filipino patriot and genuine internationalist! We in Bayan USA of Southern California, extend our warm salute and deep gratitude for all your work that inspires and continues to inspire the national democratic movement in the Philippines and among compatriots abroad. With your books as guidance, from Struggle for National Democracy to Philippine Society and Revolution, countless youth from schools and communities surged to the factories and the countryside to arouse, organize and mobilize the broad masses of the people. Read more