International League of Peoples' Struggle
The International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS) is an anti-imperialist and democratic formation. It promotes, supports and develops the anti-imperialist and democratic struggles of the peoples of the world against imperialism and all reaction.
It has a broad mass character and not subordinate to any political party, government or religion and affords equality to all participating organizations.
It strives to realize the unity, cooperation and coordination of anti-imperialist and democratic struggles throughout the world.
The International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS) was founded on 25 May 2001 in Zutphen, the Netherlands in its First International Assembly (FIA).
The FIA was attended by 339 delegates and guests, representing 218 mass organizations from 40 countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Brazil, Burma, Canada, Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey and USA.
2001 - First International Assembly
- 2001 - Charter of the International League of Peoples' Struggle
- 2001 - Communique of the First International Assembly
2004 - Second International Assembly
- 2004 - Oppose imperialist plunder and war, advance the people's solidarity Keynote speech by Professor Jose-Maria Sison
- 2004 - Declaration of the Second International Assembly
- 2004 - Communiqué on the Second International Assembly
- 2004 - International Coordinating Committee elects officers, directs International Coordinating Group to meet
2008 - Third International Assembly
- 2008 - Strengthen the people’s struggle, unite to build a New World against imperialist aggression, state terrorism, plunder and social destruction! Keynote speech by Varavara Rao
- 2008 - Chairperson's report to the ILPS Third International Assembly
2011 - Fourth International Assembly
- 2011 - Celebrate the achievements of the League, resolve to further advance the struggle Keynote speech by Professor Jose-Maria Sison
- 2011 - General Declaration of the ILPS issued by the 4th International Assembly
- 2011 - Resolution in defense of the ILPS against sectarianism and sabotage
- 2011 - Communique of the ILPS Fourth International Assembly
- 2011 - Charter of the International League of Peoples' Struggle As ratified by the Fourth International Assembly
2015 - Fifth International Assembly
- 2015 - Welcome Remarks to the 5th International Assembly
- 2015 - Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Cynthia McKinney
- 2015 - Beware President Obama’s ‘Pivot to Asia’ and Other Aggressive Schemes Keynote speech by Cynthia McKinney
- 2015 - Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Leila Khaled
- 2015 - Support Palestinian Struggle for Freedom: Boycott, Divest, Sanctions against Israel Keynote speech by Leila Khaled
- 2015 - For a socially just world, strengthen the peoples’ solidarity and intensify the struggle against imperialist plunder, crisis and war Report of the ILPS Chairperson, Jose-Maria Sison to the Fifth International Assembly of the ILPS
- 2015 - Report of the ILPS General Secretary to the Fifth International Assembly of the ILPS
Declarations and Resolutions
- 2015 - ILPS General Declaration Approved by the 5th International Assembly
- Resolutions on Concern 1 The cause of national liberation, democracy and social liberation against imperialism and all reaction
- Resolutions on Concern 2 Socio-economic development for oppressed and exploited countries and nations and social equity for all working people
- Resolutions on Concern 3 Human rights in the civil, political, economic, social and cultural fields against state violence, national oppression, class exploitation and oppression, gender oppression, fascism, casteism, racism and religious bigotry; and justice and indemnification for the victims of illegal arrest and detention (especially political prisoners), violations of due process, torture, extra-judicial executions, disappearances, mass displacement, and other blatant forms of human rights violations.
- Resolutions on Concern 4 The cause of just peace and struggles against wars of counterrevolution and aggression and against nuclear, biological, chemical, missile and other weapons of mass destruction
- Resolutions on Concern 5 Promotion of trade union and other democratic rights of the working class, improvement of wage and living conditions against all forms of intensifying exploitation of labor and the destruction of working class organizations in their pursuit of the historic mission of fighting for social liberation
- Resolutions on Concern 6 Agrarian reform and rights of peasants, farm workers and fisherfolk against feudal, semi-feudal and capitalist exploitation and oppression
- Resolutions on Concern 7 The cause of women’s liberation and rights against all forms of sexual discrimination, exploitation and violence
- Resolutions on Concern 8 Rights of the youth to education and employment
- Resolutions on Concern 9 Children’s rights against child labor, sexual abuse and other forms of exploitation
- Resolutions on Concern 10 Rights of indigenous peoples, national minorities, oppressed nationalities and nations for self-determination and decolonization against discrimination, racism and national oppression perpetrated by imperialism and local reaction
- Resolutions on Concern 11 Rights of teachers, researchers and other education personnel and the struggle against ideas and research directed against the people
- Resolutions on Concern 12 The right of the people to health and the rights of health workers
- Resolutions on Concern 13 Science and technology for the people and development, environmental protection against plunder and pollution and the destruction of the foundations of human life, the right to safe and healthy food and water and opposition to manipulation of genetic technology for imperialist profit
- Resolutions on Concern 14 Arts and culture and free flow of information in the service of the people and the rights of artists, creative writers, journalists and other cultural workers against imperialist and reactionary propaganda and oppression
- Resolutions on Concern 15 Rights and welfare of homeless persons, refugees and migrant workers displaced by imperialism and local reactionaries
- Resolutions on Concern 17 Rights of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people against discrimination, intolerance and homophobia