- A warrant of arrest was filed against CPP founding chairman Joma Sison
- However, Sison is confident that he will be not arrested anytime
- Sison insisted that the Philippine government cannot simply arrest him in the Netherlands
Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria “Joma” Sison said that he is confident that he will not be arrested even if an arrest warrant was filed against him in the Philippines.
KAMI learned that Sison is not worried because he is recognized as a “political refugee.”
“This false charge is laughable. It is impossible to arrest me on the basis of ‘red notice’ because I am a recognized political refugee. Hindi ako pwede basta hablutin,” Sison told GMA News Online.
The CPP founding chairman also explained that as stated in international law, he could not be deported to any third country to be placed under arrest or be subjected to torture or any inhumane treatment.
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In an interview with ANC 24/7, Sison said that he “presumed” that the Interpol will reject the police’s request to arrest him in the Netherlands.
“I presume that it will be rejected or quietly, the request if any will be made, it would be put aside quietly,” Sison said.
In a previous report by KAMI, Sison and 30 more others faced arrest over the “Inopacan massacre” that happened in the 1980s.
Jose Maria Sison is an activist and writer. He founded the Communist Party of the Philippines. Sison is currently in self-exile in the Netherlands for 3 decades now.
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