A new Burundi President was named last May. President Evariste Ndayishimiye, former army general from the ruling party CNDD-FDD replaced President Pierre Nkurunziza, who has been in power since 2005. The former President died of cardiac arrest last June 8. And in a historical appointment, indigenous Batwa Imelde Sabushimike was named as the new minister … Continue reading Reflections on the Struggle for Self-Determination: The case of Batwa of Burundi
In solidarity with the global action against Israeli annexation of the occupied West Bank, the ILPS Commission 10 shares the message and videos from Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in solidarity to the Palestinian struggle. This July, Samidoun urges everyone to join the global actions against West Bank's annexation by Israel, and against the Israeli … Continue reading Resisting Annexation: Palestine’s arts and culture for self-determination
The Anti-Terrorism Law is how the Duterte government carries the US-imperialist’s counterinsurgency (COIN) program and imperialist war of aggression that doesn’t address any of the root causes of conflicts but rather escalates killings, disappearances, random arrests, torture, prolonged imprisonment, and rigged trials. We call for the immediate release of Casey Cruz and 10 other activist … Continue reading Free Casey Cruz & Cabuyao 11!
Statement of the ILPS Chairperson The International League of Peoples Struggles (ILPS) stands in solidarity with the continuing calls for the freedom of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. The July 4th day of action protests the 38 years of unjust imprisonment of Mumia Abu-Jamal, world-renowned journalist, former Black Panther and supporter of the MOVE organization who … Continue reading End Racism, Struggle for Social Liberation!
On July 1 Global Day Against Annexation of Palestine and Against West Papua Colonization The International League of Peoples Struggles Commission on Indigenous Peoples, National Minorities, and Oppressed Nations and Nationalities (ILPS Commission 10) joins the peoples of Palestine and West Papua on this significant day of July 1 2020. On this day in 1971, … Continue reading For freedom, for self-determination!
In time the Week of Anti-Imperialist Struggle this May 25-31, 2020 lead by the International League of People’s Struggle, the ILPS Commission 10 International Coordinating Group, and ILPS Commission 10 secretariat IPMSDL, with its member and networks organized the online cultural event Culture of Resistance, Voices of Courage last May 30, 4 p.m. PHT. The … Continue reading Culture of Resistance, Voices of Courage online cultural event
The online webinar Journey to India’s North East was the first online discussion lead by the ILPS Commission 10. It seeks to take everyone into a journey to its eight States, its geography, culture, peoples, history, challenges and struggles. The webinar, held last April 3, 2020, 11:00 India Standard Time, was initiated by International League … Continue reading Journey to the India’s North East webinar
Written by Amirah Ali Lidasan of Sandugo - Movement of Moro and Indigenous Peoples for Self-Determination and Suara Bangsamoro, Moro mass organization that aims to fight for right to self-determination, active member of ILPS Commission 10. Originally posted in Davao Today. For nearly two months of being cooped up inside our houses due to a … Continue reading Weaponizing the virus and the law – Duterte’s state terrorism
By Quimy De León, Carlos Ernesto Choc and Rubén Darío Melgar. Originally posted in Prensa Comunitaria. On Saturday morning, a group of no more than ten people, not caring about the curfew or anything else, went to look for Domingo Choc Che around two in the morning to kill him. He was a well-known Aj … Continue reading What was the cause of the crime against Domingo Choc Che Aj Ilonel?
More than 6,000 people, mostly indigenous Assamese, were forced to leave their homes as oil leak blaze engulfed the extraction facility and nearby community of State-owned Oil India Limited in Baghjan, Assam North East of India. Two firefighters have died while trying to put out the fire. Indigenous communities has long protested against the aggressive … Continue reading Stop the plunder and destructive oil extractivism in Assam!