“Mr. President, please, don’t dictate.”
Tags: GPH-NDFP talks
By DEE AYROSO
The significance of peace talks resumption between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), the revolutionary umbrella organization that includes the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), is not as easy to appreciate and be enthused about as one would think. The subject matter is complex and its prolonged…
Dureza credited Duterte for his “bold and out-of-the-box positions” that enabled them to achieve “very significant steps” in their initial talks with the NDFP.
The combined peace initiatives of the Braganza team, the NDFP negotiating panel and the Royal Norwegian Government Special Envoy thus have come to naught. The responsibility lies squarely on Secretary Deles and President Aquino.” — NDFP
“The talks are not moving because Aquino cannot make decisions on his own.”
“We believe that the resumption of the peace talks between the GPH and NDFP will redound to immediate as well as long term benefits for our people.” – Citizens’ Alliance for Just Peace
Ma. Loida Magpatoc, 52 years old, had her Document of Identification with her, identifying her as one of the Jasig-protected individuals, when state security forces arrested her on July 28 in Digos City, Davao del Sur.