New People's Army guerillas raise their firearms to mark a previous anniversary in 1998. Photo: AP

Mao more than ever: Filipino communists mark a half century of armed struggle

  • The Communist Party of the Philippines - infamous for its jungle raids and assassination squads - was set up in December 1968 in Mao Zedong’s honour
  • Its founder now openly criticises today’s
    Communist Party of China
    and denounces its leaders as ‘monopoly bureaucrat capitalists’
Topic |   The Philippines

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New People's Army guerillas raise their firearms to mark a previous anniversary in 1998. Photo: AP
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