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250 families displaced as military threatens to bomb Rizal community
“This will endanger the lives of the civilians because of the indiscriminate and extensive damage that may cause to the communities.”
Rights group urges authorities to ensure rights of captured NPA fighter
A human rights group said the military should provide the needed medical services, be afforded visitation rights from his family and chosen lawyer, and be protected from torture and harassment.
Manila court junks petition to declare communist groups as terrorists
“It is important to underscore how the decision concluded that the CPP and NPA are not terrorists, rather, are waging armed resistance with clear political aims and directs its attacks, not against civilians, but against agents of the reactionary state represented by the government of the Republic of the Philippines.”
Ball in the court
By DEE AYROSO
Opinion | In defense of our red (tagged) comrades in the ivory tower!
These red (tagged) comrades were not responsible for the phasing out of jeepneys, for rampant violations of human rights, for the collapse of our agriculture. They took up arms precisely because they know that the peaceful means to achieve genuine social change is irresolvable in the current existing system. They realized that it was the existing system, which is unsustainable, that is utopian rather than the alternative future that they were willing to die for. They were not dreamers! They were realistic! Like the 1968 French student rebellion, they demanded the impossible!
‘Lou Tangco, revolutionary doctor and people’s martyr’
By RAYMUND. B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions Classmates of the doctor killed in a combined military and police raid in Baguio City last March 13 paid tribute to their colleague whose death they said is a great loss to the country. Members of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine (UPCM) Class of 1977 mourned…
NPA spokesperson arrested
“When he was arrested in the hospital as hors de combat (out of action due to injury or damage) he should have been clear from any legal obligation.” By JUSTIN UMALI Bulatlat.com MANILA – The spokesperson for the New People’s Army Melito Glor Command in the Southern Tagalog region was arrested in San Juan, Metro…
NPA leader arrested
By JUSTIN UMALI Bulatlat.com MANILA – The spokesperson for the New People’s Army Melito Glor Command in the Southern Tagalog region, Jaime “Ka Diego” Padilla, was arrested in San Juan, Metro Manila, today November 26. Padilla was reportedly undergoing a medical check-up at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center when civilian informants allegedly identified him. He…
Same reasons to fight
By DEE AYROSO
This Week on People’s History: Founding of the New People’s Army
This week, the New People’s Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, will celebrate its 50th year anniversary.