Obituary: Jose Maria Sison 1939-2022
The founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, once branded a terrorist, may be remembered as a revolutionary
By: Viswa Nathan
Many Filipinos have heaved a collective sigh of relief at the death at age 83 of writer and revolutionary Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines. The cause of death listed for Sison, who has lived in exile since 1987 in Utrecht, Netherlands, was heart failure.
The death was marked with relatively li…