Statement issued by the Office of the Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS)
The International League of Peoples’ Struggle views the recent ruling of the Philippine Supreme Court, which upheld with finality the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), as a stark reminder that the Philippines remains a staunch bulwark of US imperialist hegemony in the Asia-Pacific region, and that reactionary pro-US forces remain in control of the main levers of the Philippine state.
- Published: 28 July 2016
PROGRESSIVE organizations held a rally in front of the United States Embassy in Manila last July 26 to protest the final Supreme Court ruling declaring the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the US and the Philippines legal.
- Published: 27 July 2016
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson, International Coordinating Committee
International League of Peoples' Struggle
The failed coup attempt by a faction of the Turkish military against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan exposes the intense crisis and polarization of Turkish society.
- Published: 18 July 2016
Bayan calls on the Filipino people to actively uphold and promote the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) against the 9 dash line claim of China, which favors the rights and entitlements of the Philippines to its exclusive economic zone.
- Published: 13 July 2016
By ILPS Philippines
MANILA - Ahead of the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling on the disputed South China Sea, the Philippines chapter of the International League of People's Struggle (ILPS-Phils) warned that "both China and the U.S. should stay out and immediately defuse the powder keg situation."
- Published: 12 July 2016