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Int’l anti-imperialist league holds assembly amid the global crisis

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Int’l anti-imperialist league holds assembly amid the global crisis

“Legal protest movements are rising on a global scale in an unprecedented way. They are fueled by pro-imperialist and reactionary policies and such concrete conditions generated by these as rising mass unemployment, soaring prices of food, fuel and other basic commodities and increasingly violent reaction of states to unarmed protests.” – Professor Jose Maria Sison


MANILA – More than 400 members of people’s organizations from at least 40 countries gathered together to come up with common efforts in building a brighter future.

The Fourth International Assembly of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) formally opened today at the Ciudad Christia Resort in San Mateo, Rizal. With delegates representing more than 300 grassroots organizations from all continents, the assembly is the biggest since 2001. It will last until July 9.

The ILPS was founded in May 2001 at Zutphen, the Netherlands. With the theme, “Build a Bright Future! Mobilize the People to Resist Exploitation and Oppression Amidst the Protracted Global Depression, State Terrorism and Wars of Aggression!” the Fourth International Assembly coincides with the tenth year of the League.

Malcolmn Guy, secretary general of the International League Of Peoples’ Struggle, addresses the delegates.(Photo by Raymund B. Villanueva / bulatlat.com)
In his keynote address, Prof. Jose Maria Sison, chairman of the ILPS International Coordinating Committee (ICC), said: “The League stands today as the foremost global formation of mass organizations comprehensively covering all major concerns and issues in the people’s struggle for national and social liberation and promptly issuing analyses, statements and calls to action for the benefit of the broad masses of the people.”.... MORE


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