Back-to-back with the controversial withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) that took effect on March 17, the following day President Duterte dismissed the government panel negotiating peace with the National Democratic Front and, the day after, even said it was a “permanent” termination. These moves by the president raise big questions…
Month: March 2019
By DEE AYROSO
This, they said, has only been used to virtually rob them of their lands and turn the supposed “partners” under what appears to be a lopsided deal to a mere employee, receiving pittance.
Like the complaints it filed against four NDFP consultants it arrested in succession in 2018, the Philippine National Police (PNP) charged Gamara and his companion, retired priest Arturo Balagat, with illegal possession of firearms and explosives.
By DEE AYROSO
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA When light and dark share time-lengths Decidiuous trees shed leaves Ticks and fleas multiply Rats scurry and mosquitoes buzz about. Now is when taps run dry And fires raze poor communities More poor people are killed and activists are jailed As the tyrant explodes like fulminated mercury And politicians hit the…
Sison said that Duterte’s latest announcement means nothing as the GRP leader already ended the peace negotiations in November 2017 and has since refused to return to the negotiating table.
“The killings of Pangadas, Vinas and Suganob bring to light the continuous attack and atrocities being committed by state forces against indigenous and peasant communities.”
This week, the Armed Forces of the Philippines presented to the media a boxful of evidence that will purportedly prove that progressive groups are, indeed, front organizations of the Communist Party of the Philippines. The said box, however, read, “Jabidah Massacre.” What is Jabidah Massacre? Watch this.
Renante Gamara, NDFP peace consultant for the National Capital Region, was arrested by the Regional Special Operations Unit of the National Capital Region Police Office-Philippine National Police, Philippine Army and intelligence agents last night and was first brought to Camp General Pantaleon Garcia in Imus, Cavite.
“He has always schemed to use the armed conflict as an excuse for carrying out martial law nationwide and for railroading charter change to a bogus kind of federalism in order to realize and impose fascist dictatorship on the Filipino people.”