Report by Danny Buenafe, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau
Posted at 02/21/2014 3:45 PM | Updated as of 02/21/2014 7:02 PM
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UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison is willing to revive peace talks with the Aquino administration.
Ni Jose Maria Sison
Tagapangulong Tagapagtatag, Kabataang Makabayan
Ika-21 ng Pebrero 2014
Kapwa kong mga aktibista,
Nagagalak ako na sa taong ito pinangungunahan ng NNARA-Youth ang kampanyang may pamagat “KM@50: Pagpapatuloy ng adbokasiya para sa tunay na repormang agraryo” bilang pagkilala sa naging paninindigan ng Kabataang Makabayan sa usapin ng repormang agraryo.
Angkop na manguna ang NNARA-Youth sa kampanya dahil sa ito ay isang pang-masang organisasyon ng mga kabataan at estudyante na nakikiisa sa panawagan ng uring magsasaka para sa tunay na reporma sa lupa.
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.
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman, Kabataang Makabayan
February 12, 2014
Dear Fellow Activists,
Thank you for requesting me to address a message to your forum concerning the Kabataang Makabayan. I am happy, as I presume, that you are already in the process of preparing for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of this glorious youth organization, which has played such a great role in Philippine history up to now.
It is appropriate that you recall the KM in connection with the current celebration of the First Quarter Storm of 1970 and the Diliman Commune of 1971. In these events, the KM and other youth organizations brought to an unprecedented high point the patriotic and progressive youth movement that had developed in the entire 1960s.
The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) is delighted and honored to express our warmest greetings to Prof. Jose Ma. Sison on the occasion of his 75th birthday as well as his 55th anniversary as a patriot and revolutionary.
Unknown to many, Ka Joma could have been a member of the Bar himself if only he followed his father’s wishes to become a lawyer, marry into a rich family, and enter politics. With his intellect and eloquence, he could have made a top-calibre attorney whose skills can make other lawyers look like first year law students in the courtroom, or a politician with tremendous powers, like a Philippine president. His incomparable thoroughness, adroit language skills and comprehensive outlook, not to mention his admirable discipline at work, qualified him to be the best people’s lawyer we never had.
Posted by: DAVAO TODAY
Posted date: February 12, 2014
In: Headline, Opinion, Today’s Views
By Don Pagusara
Prints & Traces
A Tribute to Amado Guerrero
on his Birthday Anniversay
BLADES OF WORDS
By Bert de Belder
Brussels, 5 February 2014
Congratulatory message for Jose Maria Sison
We wholeheartedly congratulate Jose Maria Sison or ‘Ka Joma’ on the occasion of his 75th birthday and his 55 years of service to the Filipino people’s struggle for national and social liberation.
So many Belgian comrades and friends have come to know Joma, either in person or through his writings and conferences, or more indirectly through the monumental impact he has had on Philippine society and revolution for so many years already. Among these people there are of course Party cadres and militants and members of our youth movement Comac, but also many trade unionists and activists from various solidarity groups and NGOs, and a yet broader audience of democrats and progressives at large.
By Malou Villanueva-Borjal
First Quarter Storm activist
I was asked to say something on the book we are launching today. It contains Joma’s writings for the Party Central Committee from the time of the declaration of Martial Law in September 1972 until his arrest in November 1977.
I was 17 years old when Marcos declared Martial Law, a student at the University of Santo Tomas in the capital city of Manila. I would later transfer to the University of the Philippines, the center of radical youth activism in the country at that time, as a student of journalism.
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