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Rebel spokesman Gregorio “Ka Roger” Rosal claims the New People’s Army (NPA) now has an equivalent of 27 battalions or roughly around 13, 500 regular fighters. These exclude members of barrio militia units or what Rosal describes as “peasants by day, NPA fighters by night.” BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com A few weeks ago, Malacañang…

Red fighters certainly know how to make merry, as the guerrillas of the NPA-Northeastern Mindanao showed Dec. 26 during the 36th anniversary celebration of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). But in this case the play was part of the fight. PHOTOS BY BARRY OHAYLAN TEXT AND CAPTIONS BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com Who…

The anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines was an occasion for peasants, masses, revolutionaries and journalists to get together and celebrate the 36-year-old revolution. By Amabelle Plaza Bulatlat.com ROSARIO, Agusan del Sur – Many of them came by foot, trekking the mountains for hours. Some came on Elf trucks, their children in tow.…

The conduct of the May 10 elections in Eastern Visayas is no different from the rest of the country. The report by an election watchdog set up by people’s organizations showed rampant fraud, violence and irregularities. By MAUREEN JAPZON Bulatlat.com TACLOBAN CITY – Contrary to the declaration of the Commission on Elections, Philippine National Police…

Court denies mother’s plea for sick child Zenaida Llesis, the 46-year old political detainee who gave birth to a girl at the Bukidnon Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center last year, went on hunger strike last Jan. 20. Llesis, who has been detained since Aug. 2002 for being an New People’s Army (NPA) suspect, took the…