Edre U. Olalia, legal consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) negotiating panel, said the “non-bailable murder charges are trumped-up and sprang out of nowhere.”
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“The Marcos dictatorship failed to crush the revolutionary movement. …and no reactionary government can defeat it as long as the societal bases and factors for their existence remain.”
Three former student activists were awarded with the sablay, symbolizing UP’s recognition of them as honorary alumni.
“This policy and practice of filing trumped-up criminal charges against social workers, religious, human rights advocates, leaders of people’s organizations and consultants to the peace process have to stop.”
“This ceasefire declaration is encouraged by the GRP’s facilitation of the release of nearly all NDFP consultants who are set to participate in peace negotiations in the course of the next several months.”
The military killed two of his brothers, who were never involved in the movement, to get him to surface.
“There is no reason for them (Tiamzons) not to be released.”
“This is just an initial step in the long struggle for genuine peace.”
The Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 32 granted the urgent motion for release on bail of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultants Wilma Tiamzon, Benito Tiamzon and Adelberto Silva.
In their petition, defense lawyers argued that the Hilongos case is simply a recycled case maliciously filed with the sole motive of persecuting their clients.
“This latest flagrant violation of the Jasig by the Aquino regime, in addition to so many other gross violations of the Jasig, most seriously prejudices the GPH-NDFP peace negotiations.” – Luis Jalandoni, NDFP panel chairman