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BY BULATLAT (UPDATED) Posted 7:10 p.m. March 16, 2007 Rep. Satur Ocampo of Bayan Muna Party (People First) was arrested this afternoon, March 16, after filing a petition before the Supreme Court for certiorari, and for immediate and unconditional release or protective custody with the House of Representatives or any religious institution. The warrant of…

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is being asked to explain reports of summary executions of a number of suspected communist leaders and guerrillas. The demand has been raised for possible violations of international humanitarian law and protocols of war. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat In three separate incidents in the last three weeks, a…

How are we to believe de facto president Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when she proclaims that the new anti-terrorism bill, euphemistically named the Human Security Act, will be used against supposed bombers and not protesters? On the contrary, such fascist legislation will certainly give further license to the Arroyo regime-sanctioned death squads responsible for the political…

In its dire effort to meet the three-year deadline to end the communist insurgency in the country, soldiers are now going on “campus tour” to try to “win the hearts minds” of university students in Metro Manila and to discourage them from getting involved in youth activism. A group of teachers, however, cried foul. BY…

BY JOHANN HEIN B. ARPON Bulatlat.com Emma Lapuz laments the fact that one year after the assassination of her husband, Rev. Edison Lapuz, conference minister of the North East Leyte Conference, United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), the killers have yet to be brought to justice. Emma Lapuz laments the fact that one…

BY ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Bulatlat.com The Kalinga provincial section of the Cordillera People’s Democratic Front (CPDF), a regional organization under the umbrella of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), announced that they will heighten their tactical offensives against the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and reiterated their call for fetad,…

Two soldiers from the 69th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army paid Philhealth vice-president for Central Luzon Tito Mendiola a visit and interrogated him about his role in the release of T/Sgt. Maron Oronan, prisoner-of-war of the New People’s Army (NPA) released on Jan. 10. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat.com DOLORES, Pampanga – Philhealth vice president…

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…