International League of Peoples' Struggle

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International League of Peoples' Struggle
International League of Peoples' Struggle ILPS logo.png
Founded atZutphen, Netherlands
Len Cooper
Key people
Jose Maria Sison
Main organ
International Coordinating Committee (ICC)

The International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS) is an international organization that seeks to coordinate anti-imperialist and democratic movements around the world.[1]


The International League of Peoples' Struggle was established on May 2001 at Zutphen in the Netherlands, on the occasion of its First International Assembly, which drew participation from the representatives of mass organizations from 40 counties such as 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 the United States.[2][3]

Jose Maria Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, was one of the former chairpersons of the organization.[4]

The International League of Peoples' Struggle had six International Assemblies since its establishment. The last one was held on 23-26 June 2019 in Hong Kong.[5]


  1. ^ IBON Foundation (2006). Stop the killings in the Philippines. IBON Foundation. p. 112.
  2. ^ Uwe Backes; Patrick Moreau (2008). Communist and Post-Communist Parties in Europe. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. pp. 479–480. ISBN 978-3-525-36912-8.
  3. ^ "Who we are". International League of Peoples' Struggle. 21 January 2010. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  4. ^ "International League of Peoples' Struggle Pays Tribute to Fidel". TeleSUR. Caracas. 27 November 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  5. ^ Villanueva, Raymund (26 June 2019). "World's biggest anti-imperialist alliance holds assembly in Hong Kong". Bulatlat. Manila. Retrieved 14 July 2019.

External links[edit]

Official website