Joma backs PH legal battle vs China over sea dispute
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Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison on Thursday declared his support to the legal struggle of the Philippine government against the “aggressive acts” of China in the West Philippine Sea. “The [Philippine government] has good reason to demonstrate the seriousness of the [Philippine] position,” Sison told the Inquirer in an online interview. Sison said he and his wife, Julie de Lima-Sison, signed the “Joint manifesto of Filipinos and friends of the Filipino people in the Netherlands” supporting the Philippine government’s fight for national sovereignty and maritime rights in the West Philippine Sea “against the aggressive acts of China.” The West Philippine Sea is part of the South China Sea within the Philippines’ 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) recognized under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos).
Mallari, D. T. Jr. (2015, July 10). Joma backs PH legal battle vs China over sea dispute. Philippine Daily Inquirer, pp. A1, A19.
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Disputes; Territorial waters; Governments; Exclusive economic zone; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; International law; Law of the sea; Artificial islands; Military operations; Fishers; Bilateral agreements; Continental shelves; Jurisdiction; Land reclamation; Exploitation; Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP); National Democratic Front of the Philippines; Institute of International Legal Studies at the UP Law Center; United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); United Nations International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (Itlos); Sison, Jose Maria “Joma”; de Lima-Sison, Julie; Deng, Xiaoping; Roque, Harry; Marcos, Ferdinand Jr.; McCain, John
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