Joma Sison, CPP Founder Dead at 83

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The architect of the Philippine communist movement, Jose Maria “Joma” Sison passed away at 83 on Saturday. Having founded the Communist Party of The Philippines (CPP) back in 1968.

Joma as he is popularly called died in a hospital in Utrecht, Netherlands on Friday, at 8:40 p.m., Philippine time.

The 2nd Congress of the CPP paid tribute to Sison, fondly commemorating him as “the greatest Filipino of the past century”. After nearly three decades of living in self-imposed exile in Europe following stalled peace negotiations with his government back in 1987, their leader has now peacefully passed away.

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