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Prof. Jose Maria Sison at the 64th Anniversary Celebration of the Union de Impresores de Filipinas (UIF) on 6 February 1966

Ancestral mansion of the Serrano-Sison family of Cabugao, Ilocos Sur. Painting by Joma's brother, Dr. Ramon C. Sison.

Banquet hall of the Serrano-Sison family. Painting by Dr. Ramon C, Sison.

Rare photo of Joma in the Sierra Madre forest of Isabela province in 1971 while he was Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines.

Joma in white shirt in the middle of a platoon of the New People's Army in charge of his security in Mount Terrano in Central Luzon in July 1977.

Joma in full battle gear at the mountainous boundary of Pampanga, Bataan, and Zambales during the 1977 Central Luzon Conference of the Communist Party of the Philippines 1. and 2.

A company of the New Peoples' Army somewhere in the Philippines in 1986.

A New Peoples' Army unit gets help from a water buffalo to carry supplies.

Joma flanked by lawyers Juan T. David and Joker Arroyo during his trial by a military commission for rebellion.

Sison in animated conversation with President Corazon C. Aquino.

Press conference on the day of Joma's release on 5 March 1986.

In a typical autographing scene after his release from prison.

Prof. Jose Maria Sison delivers lecture series on the Philippine crisis and revolution at the Asian Studies Center of the University of the Philippines, from April to May, 1986.

As chairman of the Preparatory Commission, Sison opens the founding Congress of the Partido ng Bayan (Peoples' Party) on 30 August 1986. 

Sison delivers his political report to the Partido ng Bayan founding congress.

A portion of one million people participating in the funeral march for Rolando Olalia

Joma and Julie with a Filipino student in Oxford University in 1987.

With Julie de Lima at the Rodin Museum in Paris, France in 1987.

With Julie on top of a hill overlooking the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo, Cuba in 1988.

Joma gives his testimony on his prolonged physical and mental torture in the human rights case against Marcos in 1991.

Joma with Filipino lawyer Romeo T. Capulong of the Public Interest Law Center and American lawyers Paul Hoffman (directly behind Joma) Ellen Lutz and Ralph Steinhardt of the American Civil Liberties Union.

With Julie and Jasm Sison in this main photo for the International Campaign for the Asylum of the Sison family.

 Joma together with Dutch and Filipino supporters in a public meeting on his asylum case.

As Chairman, Joma presides over the International Seminar on Mao Zedong Thought in Gelsenkirchen, Germany in 1993 on the occasion of Mao's 100th birth anniversary, 1. and 2

Joma speaks at the 21st anniversary  of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines on April 24, 1994 in Utrecht, The Netherlands

Joma delivers a paper at the Brussels International Seminar.

Joma is at home, with the outline image of Karl Marx and a poem of Bertolt Brecht in the background, in Utrecht, Netherlands.

At the International Poetry Park Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1993.

Joma reads his poems in English and art patroness Petra Kouwelaar reads the Dutch version in a cultural festival in Maasluis, Netherlands in 1994.

As Chief Political Consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, Joma works at the International Office of the NDFP in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Ambassador Howard Dee, chairman of the Negotiating Panel of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, delivers to Joma as NDFP Chief Political Consultant a book as gift of GRP President Fidel Ramos in 1995.

In a tent at the 1997 Whitsun Youth Festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, German nursing student Ute Schweizerhof relates to Joma her reading of Philippine Society and Revolution and visit to the Philippines.

Joma walks with Filipino TV journalist Loren Legarda (now a senator) on Oudegracht in Utrecht in 1997.

Joma relaxes with Dutch students in 1998 at Havana, a pub where the portraits of Lenin and Che Guevarra look over the dancers.

Joma at the initialling of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in March 1998.

Flanked by Speaker Jose de Venecia and Rep. Jose Yap, Joma talks with President Ramos by phone after the signing of the CARHRIHL.

Joma holds the Gawad Marcelo H. del Pilar, an award for outstanding life achievement as patriotic writer, from the College Editor's Guild of the Philippines.

Joma is with a Filipino youth delegation touring Europe and visiting the NDFP Information Bureau.


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