Revolutionary greetings from the Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist)

ImageTo the Central Committee
Communist Party of the Philippines

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist) asks you to accept our warmest and most heartfelt revolutionary greetings on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of the Philippines on the basis of Marxism-Leninism and Mao Zedong Thought and in the midst of acute class struggle against imperialism, domestic reactionaries and modern revisionism at home and abroad.

The Communist Party of the Philippines is not only the tried and tested revolutionary vanguard of the Filipino proletariat and people of all nationalities, but also a stalwart champion and highly respected contingent of the international communist movement.

For the last four decades, your party has integrated the universal ideas of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin and Mao Zedong with the concrete realities of your revolution and the needs of the changing times, has struggled heroically, in the spirit of being resolute, fearing no sacrifice and surmounting every difficulty to win victory, has persisted in the road of protracted people's war, and has advanced wave upon wave, registering great progress towards the victory of the new democratic revolution and the seizure of power on a nationwide scale.

All these are great achievements not only of your Party but for the international communist movement, the international proletariat, and the oppressed nations and peoples as a whole. Comrades, we sincerely rejoice over them.

In greeting this significant anniversary, we extend, through you, our revolutionary greetings to all the members of your Party, to all the red commanders and fighters of the heroic New People's Army, to the revolutionary people organised in all the mass organisations of the National Democratic Front, and to the Filipino proletariat and people as a whole. In particular, we extend our deep condolences to all the revolutionary martyrs and their steadfast families, and send our special greetings to all the imprisoned comrades and their loved ones.

Comrades, the Filipino revolution is part of the great anti-imperialist struggle of the peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin America and a key link in the chain of world proletarian revolution. Our Party resolutely supports this revolution, as we once again reaffirmed in the resolution passed unanimously at our congress earlier this year, and highly values our close comradely relations with the fraternal Communist Party of the Philippines. We look forward to deepening and strengthening this relationship in the months and years to come. Our Party also seeks to further consolidate its links to proletarians of Filipino origin and other members of the Filipino community living and working in Britain as a key part of building the forces of Marxism-Leninism, of working class resistance, of anti-imperialist solidarity and of anti-racism in the imperialist heartlands.

Once again, we extend our most militant red salute to you, dear comrades, and wish you every success in advancing the Filipino revolution to victory.



With warmest fraternal greetings,

Ella Rule
International Secretary

On behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist)