Tags: The Hague Joint Declaration

Looking back: The Hague Joint Declaration 25 years ago

The current administration…has not only inherited an accumulation of problems [social, economic, and political] but has adopted and implemented policies that aggravate these problems. It is widely perceived that the Philippine ruling system is inexorably following a course of degeneration and disintegration.” “There is growing militarization of the political system. The total war policy continues…

It is only through the people’s support that the two parties can draw the strength needed to withstand all negative pressures, ensure the efficacy of bilateral agreements and the successful end-result of the peace negotiations. In the final analysis, that is the meaning of the people being the true sovereign power, a fact which neither side disputes. By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO

The NDFP has reiterated its readiness to resume peace talks with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) on the basis of The Hague Joint Declaration and subsequent agreements — Luis Jalandoni,  chairman of the NDFP negotiating panel.

BY PROF. JOSE MARIA SISON NDFP Chief Political Consultant DEMOCRATIC SPACE Gloria M. Arroyo through her executive secretary Eduardo Ermita has bitterly attacked the joint statement of Senator M. A. Madrigal, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, and Luis Jalandoni, chairperson of the Negotiating Panel of the National Democratic Front of…