Action brought on 6
February 2003 by Jose Maria Sison
against the Council of the European Union and the Commission
of the European Communities
(Language of the case: English)
An action against the Council of the European Union and the
Commission of the European Communitie was brought before the
Court of First Instance of the European Communities on
6 February 2003 by Jose Maria Sison, Utrecht,the Netherlands,
represented by Mr Jan Fermon,Lawyer. more...
Trial by Terror
Or How the Democratic Rights of Prof. Jose Ma. Sison are
By Atty. Edre U. Olalia*
A VICIOUS CAMPAIGN OF HARASSMENT AND PERSECUTION
In August 2002, the U.S. State Department included the Communist
Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People’s Army (NPA)
in its list of "foreign terrorist organizations" under
the broad justification of protecting US nationals or US
national security, including its national defense, foreign
relations and economic interests. more...
JOSE MARIA SISON—A
Filipino Patriot and Revolutionary
By Atty. Romeo T. Capulong
To enable me as a lawyer to develop the main points of my
presentation in today's forum, it is necessary to state the
antecedent facts relevant to the vicious attacks of the US
government, the Dutch government, the Philippine government and
the Council of the European Union against Prof. Jose Maria Sison,
the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New
People's Army (NPA). With your permission I will focus my
discussion on Prof. Sison as a person and victim of human rights
violations reserving further discussion on the NPA and the CPP
on another occasion. more...
of Prof. Jose Maria Sison Against the Council of the European
Union and the Commission of the European Communities.
For Partial Annulment in regard to
the inclusion of Professor Jose Maria Sison of Council
Decision of 12 December 2002 (2002/974/EC) implementing Article
2(3) of Regulation (EC) No
2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against
certain persons and entities
with a view to combating terrorism and repealing Decision
2002/848/EC (OJ of the European
Communities, n° L 337 of 13/12/2002, p.85 and 86). more...
Why It Is Wrong and
Unjust for the US to Label Prof.
Jose Maria Sison as a "Terrorist"
By the International Network for Philippine Studies
1 October 2002
It is absolutely wrong and unjust for the US government to label
and criminalize Prof. Jose Maria Sison as a
"terrorist". So is the Dutch government for
undertaking the repressive measures against him upon the bidding
of the US government. more...
Civil Liberties Cases:
Sison v. Marcos
Court, Multi-District Litigation
Action on behalf of three members of the
Sison family and Jaime Piopongco for violations of international
law and common law torts committed by former Philippine
President Marcos. These violations include torture, political
killing and disappearance, and arbitrary arrest and detention
during the Marcos regime. more...
Question of Law or Politics: The Sison Family Asylum Case
In a strong conflict of intra-governmental perspective, the
Sison Family asylum case has pitted the legal judgments of the
Dutch High Court against the political imperatives as perceived
by the Netherlands' Ministry of Justice. more...
of No Pending Criminal Charge Against Sison by GRP Department of
20 April 1998
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT
OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
JOSE MARIA SISON AND JAIME PIOPONGCO,
ESTATE OF FERDINAND MARCOS,
ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF HAWAII
BRIEF FOR PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS JOSE MARIA
SISON AND JAIME PIOPONGCO more...
Recognised Refugee Threatened With Deportation
The Dutch Ministry of Justice is stubbornly seeking to deport a
prominent Filipino communist leader, Jose Maria Sison, in spite
of his recognition by the Raad van State (Highest Court)
as a refugee under the Geneva Convention. It is widely believed
that the Dutch government is acting upon pressure from
"friendly governments" in Washington and Manila, and
out of concern for important Dutch economic interests in the
International Campaign For Jose Maria Sison
11 August 1996
We are inviting you and your friends to join our protest
against the decision of the Dutch Ministry of Justice of June 4,
1996, ordering the expulsion of asylum-seeker Professor Jose
Maria Sison and his family. The Sisons have been ordered to
the Netherlands within four (4) weeks from July 18, ending on
August 15, 1996, when the expulsion is to be carried out. In the
spirit of solidarity, we are requesting you to participate in
International Campaign For The Sison Family by: more...
Prosecutors Office Dismisses Plaza Miranda Bombing Charge
Against Sison as Sheer Speculation.
2 March 1994