Human rights group Karapatan deems the suspension of peace talks as “another indication of the Duterte regime’s disinterest in pursuing and committing to reforms that benefit the Filipino people and in meeting its obligations to release political prisoners.”
Day: June 21, 2018
The peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) may resume in September.
“Don’t just talk with the military and the mayor, talk also with the internally displaced persons, some of them don’t even have adequate communal facilities such as toilets.”
“Our spirits have been weakened as our own people are verbally and physically brutalized.”