“If the AFP continues to violate the ceasefire, it will not be long and it is highly probable that the NPA would retract its unilateral ceasefire.”
Month: October 2016
“They should pay for what they did…they treated us like animals.”
“The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) must draw the line between appeasing big businesses like SIDC and responding to the needs of the workers.”
In a ceremony, leaders of Sandugo, an alliance of national minorities, express their gratitude to peace consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) for upholding their rights in the peace negotiations with the government.
“Let us condemn the continuing injustice against peasants, and the PNP’s use of the so-called war against drugs to infringe on the rights of the peasants and delegitimize their struggle for a genuine land reform policy.”
“Please don’t forget about us.”
In a dialogue, indigenous peoples and Moro asked Environment Secretary Gina Lopez to shut down destructive large-scale mining.
A humanitarian NGO had to cancel its relief operations after threats from soldiers in the community.
“We hope that our complaint filed before the GRP-NDFP JMC would raise the continuing state-sponsored violence against our people and ancestral lands as a flashpoint concern in the pursuit for a peace based on justice.” — Piya Malayao
Colleagues of Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano in the progressive movement surprise him on his 60th birthday. Mariano or Kaps/Ka Paeng served as chairperson of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas for more than 20 years.
“I have aready put my life on the line fighting for our rights. Let us return home.”