No LP-Reds conspiracy, Joma insists
LUCENA CITY – Exiled Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison reiterated Monday that there is no conspiracy between the political opposition and communist insurgents to topple down the Duterte administration.
“There is no conspiracy between the CPP-NPA-NDFP and Liberal Party for the purposes claimed by Duterte and the military,” Sison said on his Facebook page Monday afternoon.
Sison claimed that the conspiracy scenario being concocted by the government aims to pave the way for the declaration of martial law nationwide.
“Duterte and his military minions and propagandists are now frenziedly carrying out a psywar campaign to glorify the Marcos fascist dictatorship and to fabricate conspiracies to justify the eventual declaration of martial law nationwide and further realize Duterte scheme of fascist dictatorship,” the rebel leader said.
He added, “Not satisfied with the atrocities that they are already inflicting on the civilian population in the countryside, they wish to suppress the broad united front and political struggle of patriotic and progressive forces and the broad masses of the people.”
Sison belied the allegation of President Duterte and the military that the political opposition and the communist rebels are in cahoots with each other to oust the President from power.
“Duterte and the military keep on insisting that there is such a conspiracy, a September plot to kill Duterte and a Red October plan to oust him,” Sison said.
Sison said the Duterte administration is “misrepresenting the broad coalition against tyranny as a mere conspiracy for them to suppress with state terrorism.”
The communist leader added that the Duterte administration is “poised to do a series of antidemocratic actions like militarizing civil agencies of the government under an inter-agency task force, making Bongbong Marcos the Vice President and declaring martial law or state of emergency nationwide”.
“These are the actions that will precisely ignite a people’s uprising to oust Duterte,” Sison warned. /ee
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