By RONALYN V. OLEA
Fidel Agcaoili said the National Democratic Front of the Philippines is now contemplating on inviting new GRP peace panel chair AlexPadilla to a one-on-one meeting in Hongkong to clarify whether the current Aquino government accepts the validity of the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) and can ensure the safe and trouble-free visit of the Jalandoni couple in Manila.
Press Release 25 April 2010 The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) today expressed surprise at the statement attributed to Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairperson Atty. Leila de Lima that the New People’s Army (NPA) violated international humanitarian law (IHL) in the ambush it carried out against a team of the PNP Special…
PRESS RELEASE April 19, 2010 Information Bureau Communist Party of the Philippines Other versions: Waray The Sergio Lobina Command of the New People’s Army in Eastern Samar today assailed Urbano Barbo or “Pater”, a councilor of Balangkayan town in the province, for extorting money from candidates in the election in the name of the revolutionary…
The Left’s engagement with Cory had been both pleasant and acrimonious at certain stages. While they linked arms with her on a number of causes, there were also issues on which leftists found themselves at odds with the late president.
“I Don’t Owe My Freedom to Arroyo”
“My continued detention shows that the Government of the Republic of the Philippines is not serious in lifting the suspension of the Jasig. There is political pressure to keep me in jail. But they are no match against the mass movement who spared no effort in their support,” Principe said. View pictures. Watch video.
Principe Finally Freed from Camp Crame Jail
Military Blocks Release of Political Prisoner
Elizabeth Principe being processed for released by a PNP custodial officer. (Photo by Raymund B. Villanueva / bulatlat.com) With daughter Lorena Santos (left), Principe walks out of Camp Crame. (Photo by Raymund B. Villanueva / bulatlat.com) Gabriela Rep. Liza Maza was at Camp Crame to welcome the newly released Principe. (Photo by Raymund B. Villanueva…
Relatives and friends of Elizabeth Principe, the political prisoner released this afternoon from Camp Crame, held a protest rally in front of the police headquarters to demand Principe’s freedom. In picture if Evangeline Hernandez, secretary-general of Hustisya!, a group of families of victims of human-rights abuses. (Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea / bulatlat.com) Lorena Santos,…
Elizabeth Principe’s release followed a protest by supporters today in front of Camp Crame, the headquarters of the Philippine National Police, and after Principe held a brief hunger strike to denounce the military’s attempt to prevent her from being freed despite a court order dismissing all charges against her.
Earlier: Military Blocks Release of Political Prisoner
Marie Hilao Enriquez, secretary-general of Karapatan, told Bulatlat that the military refused to release Elizabeth Principe’s clearance papers. “This is already a case of illegal detention since the court has already ordered her release,” Enriquez said. Principe was supposed to be freed Monday night.