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By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) was arrested May 2 at his house in Inopacan, Leyte and charged with murder. Jaime Soledad, 63, was first arrested in March 2008 in Cavite. After three years in prison, Soledad was released in July 2011 as…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld In the fabled Land of Yellow where the President lays claim to the democratic mantle by being progeny to parents who fought a dictator, there lies hidden in the crowded, dank and dark crevices of the realm some 350 plus political prisoners. Officially denied as existing; labelled as terrorists…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“Agreements are binding and not only pieces of paper. One of the basic principles of international law is that agreements must be executed in good faith. There are no documents without obligation.” – Jan Fermon, professor of law at the University of Maastricht and a member of the International Legal Advisory Team

PRESS STATEMENT 15 August 2011 GPH in a state of denial of the raging civil war and the existence of two governments in the country – NDFP SURIGAO DEL SUR — When the government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) brands as “criminal” the humanitarian act of the New People’s Army, according the prisoner…