Tags: Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL)

CARHRIHL at 20

March 16 marked the 20th year of the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL) by the peace panels of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). It culminated a series of formal talks held over…

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
“We are willing to go into serious peace talks aimed at addressing the root causes of the armed conflict through fundamental social, economic, political and constitutional reforms.” – NDFP