Prof. Jose Ma. Sison, International League of Peoples’ Struggles chairperson, received the first ever Gawad Supremo in a special ceremony in Oslo, Norway;s Saga Kino last October 10.
Gawad Supremo is Bagong Alyansang Makabayan’s award to those who live the aspirations of Philippine national hero Andres Bonifacio for national liberation and social justice.
Sison founded the patriotic Kabataang Makabayan (KM) and the Communist Party of the Philippines, among other organizations.
Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte, a former KM member and Sison’s former student, is his co-awardee.