press statements

ILPS CONDEMNS MASSIVE ISRAELI ZIONIST TERRORISM,
SUPPORTS THE PALESTIAN PEOPLE’S STRUGGLE FOR LIBERATION


Issued by the Office of the Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle
July 13, 2014

The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) condemns the latest atrocities being perpetrated by Israel against the Palestinian people and expresses unqualified support to the right of the Palestinian people to free themselves from decades-long Zionist occupation of their lands.  At the same time, the ILPS condemns the Western powers led by the US for their shameless hypocrisy and support for the terrorist Zionist regime in Israel.

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ON THE GROWING ECONOMIC COOPERATION BETWEEN CHINA AND RUSSIA


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle
June 9, 2014

The International League of Peoples’ Struggle notes with interest the fast-expanding economic cooperation between the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China. The recent historic gas deal between the two major powers consolidates their partnership in contradiction with the US-EU-Japan combine as well as their role as the core in such formations as the Shanghai Cooperation Organizations and the BRICS economic bloc which seek to veerr away from US hegemonism.

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ON OBAMA’S VISIT TO EAST ASIA


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle
April 22, 2014

The International League of Peoples’ Struggle views the upcoming visits of United States President Barack Obama to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines from April 23 to 29 as part of the US imperialist objective of further entrenching its hegemony and imposing its neo-liberal agenda while undermining the sovereignty and coveting the patrimony of countries in the region, in line with its avowed “strategic pivot” to Asia.

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DELES ATTACK AGAINST NDFP IS AN OUTRIGHT AND GROSS LIE


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chief Political Consultant
National Democratic Front of the Philippines
Press Statement  April 8, 2014

OPAPP Secretary Teresita Q. Deles has repeatedly attacked The Hague Joint Declaration as a “document of perpetual division” and has obscured the fact that the declaration stipulates the 4-point substantive agenda, the first point of which has already resulted in the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL.  Deles has publicly dismissed  this major agreement as a minor thing.

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ILPS REITERATES GLOBAL CALL TO
OPPOSE IMPERIALIST USE OF NUCLEAR POWER


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle
11 March 2014

We, the  International League of Peoples’ Struggle,  express anew our sympathies with the Japanese people and our concern that the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe has continued to widen and worsen.  We reiterate our global call to oppose the irresponsible, profit-seeking and anti-people use of nuclear power, whether for energy or for weaponry, by the imperialists.

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ILPS EXPOSES AND CONDEMNS NATURE AND PURPOSES
OF NUCLEAR SECURITY SUMMITS INITIATED BY THE US


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison

Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle
March 4, 2014

We, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, expose and condemn the Nuclear Security Summits as a hypocritical and malicious propaganda platform initiated by US imperialism. This kind of summit pretends to prevent nuclear terrorism but in fact aims to promote and strengthen the oligopoly of nuclear weapons by the imperialist powers headed by the US. These are the real megaterrorists who deceptively accuse of nuclear terrorism those states and other entities outside of their orbit.

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ILPS ANALYZES SITUATION IN UKRAINE,
CONDEMNS TROUBLE-MAKING BY US AND EU


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle
February 22, 2014

Since the horrendous attack of Nazi Germany, the great anti-fascist victory of the Soviet Union and the socialist reconstruction after World War II, Ukraine has suffered a series of catastrophes in so many decades: the rise of modern revisionism and gradual restoration of capitalism from the late 1950s onwards leading to the rapid full-scale restoration of capitalism and collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, and the social and economic devastation of the Ukraine as the Mafia-type bourgeoisie fully privatized the economy, exploited the people with impunity and carried out the neoliberal economic policy of boundless greed.

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ILPS CONDEMNS US FOR INSTIGATING COUP SCHEME,
DEMANDS RESPECT FOR SOVEREIGNTY OF VENEZUELA


By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson, International League of Peoples’ Struggle
February 19, 2014

The International League of  Peoples’ Struggle condemns the US and its puppets in Venezuela for causing artificial  shortages of certain basic goods and inflation and inciting  crimes and sham protests aimed at destabilizing  the Bolivarian government of President Nicolas Maduro.

The malicious scheme of the US and its puppets headed by Leopoldo Lopez is to  fabricate conditions for a military coup against the government which was duly-elected last April.  President Maduro is justified in taking the necessary steps against the US and local malefactors in the coup scheme.

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EXPOSE AND CONDEMN THE US FEDERAL RESERVE AS INSTRUMENT OF THE US FINANCE OLIGARCHY


Statement on the 100th Anniversary of the US Federal Reserve, December 23, 2013

Issued by the Office of the Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Federal Reserve this December 23, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) calls on the people of the world to expose and condemn the US Federal Reserve as the instrument of the US finance oligarchy. It is in fact a central bank privately-owned by the bankster plutocracy, contrary to the widespread notion that it is a publicly owned federal state institution.

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SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN (YOLANDA): THE POLITICAL CONTEXT
OF A NATURAL DISASTER IN THE PHILIPPINES


Lecture at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences,
Groningen, 16 December 2013
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle

Good afternoon, friends. Thank you Jake for your kind introduction.

My task today is to talk about the political context of the corruption and criminal negligence of the Aquino regime in relation to the super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).

The Scope of Devastation, Corruption and Criminal Negligence

Let me start by pointing immediately to the lack of preparedness of the Aquino regime before the super typhoon struck and the delayed and inadequate response of the regime to the great and urgent need for rescue and relief operations. The disaster made by the regime compounded the natural disaster, aggravating and worsening the intolerable suffering of the 16 million people in provinces of the Visayas and adjoining provinces of Bicol, Mindoro and Palawan.

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