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Sison on People’s War and Peace Negotiations

Posted by Ka Frank on November 30, 2009

“From what I read in CPP publications, it is logical for the CPP to aim for expanding the current number of guerilla fronts to more than 170, or enough to cover every rural congressional district within the next few years. Fulfilling the political and military requirements for such an expansion would certainly mean a great advance of the people’s war and would lay the basis for a possible strategic stalemate or even a strategic offensive within the next ten years.”

Professor Jose Maria Sison: On People’s War and Peace Negotiations

Interview with Roselle Valerio, Liberation International, September 13, 2009. Posted on Arkibong Bayan.

Thank you for granting this interview in your capacity as the chief political consultant of the negotiating panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). I would like to ask some questions about the status and prospects of the people’s war and the peace negotiations of the NDFP with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP).

But first let me ask you, what is your current personal situation in exile, as a political refugee?

JMS: I am taking seriously and enjoying my role as chief political consultant of the NDFP negotiating panel, and as chairperson of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle. I do a lot of research, writing and speaking before various types of audiences. I manage to speak through Skype, Yahoo Messenger and other video-conferencing methods to audiences in the US and other countries which refuse to give me the visa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nepal: YCL Plans New Round of Protests

Posted by Ka Frank on November 30, 2009

Kantipur Report, November 27, 2009

YCL publicises protests to reinforce Maoist struggle

KATHMANDU- UCPN (Maoist) Youth front, Young Communist League (YCL) on Friday made public their struggle programmes to reinforce the mother party’s third phase protest. Organising a press conference in the capital, the YCL publicised its struggle programmes to be launched from Nov.30 to Dec.18.

As per the programme, the YCL is scheduled to organise an interaction programme on the problem of unemployment and youth employment from Dec. 2 to Dec.11 nationwide, progrramme coordinator Ganesh Man Pun informed.

Pun said the other programmes include an interaction on foreign intervention and nationality on Dec.5, memorandum submission to the Finance Minister on Dec.8, and ministry blockade, field visit to the border encroachment from Dec.11 to 18 and nationwide awareness campaign on the Pancheshwor project and treaties.

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