With or without the CPP-NPA, there are just reasons for the people to resist and build a strong movement against authoritarian regimes. And paranoid governments would always clamp down on critics and dissenters whether the opposition is religious, the wealthy, foreign-backed, or communist.
Groups gave tribute to a UP alumnus, one of the nine New People’s Army fighters slain in Nueva Ecija.
News in Pictures: Progressive lawyers, groups file manifestation questioning CHR decision on Roxas torture case
MANILA — The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) filed a manifestation at the Commission of Human Rights (CHR) on Tuesday regarding its recent resolution absolving the military from its liability on the enforced disappearance and arbitrary detention of Filipino-American activist Melissa Roxas and her two other companions Juanito Carabeo and John Edward Jandoc. (Photos by Tudla Productions / bulatlat.com)
PRESS RELEASE Information Bureau, Communist Party of the Philippines March 28, 2011 The “NPA will grow stronger and the Armed Struggle will intensify because of the ever worsening crisis in the country!” This is the statement of two revolutionary underground organizations Kabataang Makabayan (KM) and the Pambansang Katipunan ng Magsasaka (PKM)- Negros before the 42nd…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
The children of political activists and human rights workers who fallen victim to extrajudicial killings are orphaned, their young lives marred and damaged by the experience of losing their parents to state violence. As for the child victims of extrajudicial killings themselves, their brutal killing at the hands of the military prove the extent of the AFP’s impunity—not even the most innocent are spared.
By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY — At least three soldiers from the 41st Infantry Battalion Philippine Army of the Armed Forces of the Philippines were killed and three others were wounded in an ambush carried out by New People’s Army (NPA)-Abra guerillas on October 30 along the Abra-Kalinga Road in…
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said today that 15 soldiers — not 11 as initially reported in the media — died in the firefight between government troops and New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro, on March 6.
Slideshow: 41 Years of People’s War
By ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO
The decision by a European court to remove Jose Maria Sison’s name from the EU’s terror list will remove restraints on his movement, allowing him, he said, to function properly as chief political consultant of the NDF. He said the delisting will have positive implications for the future of the negotiations.
Following the death of a student leader, the Commission on Higher Education-Region VII said it would monitor student organizations in schools. A CHED official also said he sees nothing wrong with military visiting schools. Youth leaders condemned this saying that the CHED should not allow itself to be used by the military in their campaign…
BY BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com To date, there have been 601 cases of political killings. Political killings or assassinations may be the appropriate term to describe it. But the way these killings were carried out, the use of authority and superior force over an unarmed and unknowing civilian, is worse than murder. And murder is a…