After saying that he still “has to talk to the NPA (New People’s Army),” by which statement he meant that the Government of the Philippines will have to resume peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he’s not yet ready to do so. His latest statements…
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Groups gave tribute to a UP alumnus, one of the nine New People’s Army fighters slain in Nueva Ecija.
On the eve of the September 21 protests against the Duterte regime, it has become necessary to clear the air of certain misconceptions as well as false judgments against the Left that stand in the way of forging a broad unity across the political spectrum. To those who denigrate the Left, or more specifically, the…
Bulatlat is reposting stories about Communist Party of the Philippines spokespersson Gregorio “Ka Roger” Rosal as supporters give him their highest tribute in time for the New People’s Army’s 48th Anniversary today.
By DAVAOTODAY.com DAVAO CITY – A tribal alliance here said the renewed recruitment of tribesmen into the government military was not new and may be a ploy to allow the entry of large mining and logging operations in ancestral domains. “They have been wanting to organize a lumad battalion as a form of divide-and-rule tactic…
By ALEX D. LOPEZ Davao Today DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The 1st Pulang Bagani Company of the Merardo Arce Command of the New People’s Army in Southern Mindanao (1ST PBC-NPA) denied earlier reports that the four army soldiers killed in Paquibato District on Sunday, November 4, were unarmed and off-duty. In an e-mailed statement sent…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“We will not let it happen just like that. Justice must be served.” – UP President Alfredo Pascual
Presence of GPH Military Camps Near Schools and Civilian Population are Blatant Violations of IHL but AFP and CHR Sees Nothing Wrong in Militarizing Civilian Communities
PRESS RELEASE 15 August 2011 The New People’s Army (NPA) in Compostela Valley province today lambasted the 10th Infantry Division-Philippine Army-Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)-XI for blaming the NPA for the unintended wounding of a CAFGU’s kin during the August 9, 2011 attack on an army patrol base…
By MAI MALAYA
“This is not a war between the military and the NPA but the struggle of the masses for genuine change and democracy.” – Leoncio Pitao alias Commander Parago
The New People’s Army in Southern Mindanao released today a sergeant in the Philippine Army after it cleared him of “counter-revolutionary” activities, the guerrilla group said in a statement.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
and CHERYLL FIEL
In Jones town, Isabela, residents complain that the soldiers would present themselves as New People’s Army guerrillas and try to extract information from them. In Toril, Davao, the military organized “peace and development teams,” whose functions apparently include wooing teenage girls in the community.