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Groups slam CPP-NPA atrocities anew, Joma’s book on revolution

Groups slam CPP-NPA atrocities anew, Joma’s book on revolution By Lade Jean Kabagani   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) —Anti-communist groups denounced the longstanding violence and atrocities committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) and its allies as they staged a protest anew in front of the Dutch Embassy in Makati … Continue reading

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You don’t have territory in PH, Duterte to Reds

You don’t have territory in PH, Duterte to Reds By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA — Communist terrorists do not have the right to assert ownership over areas they develop as their lairs, President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday. Duterte issued the statement, as he slammed the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) armed wing, the New People’s Army … Continue reading

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President Duterte bending backward to talk with Reds for lasting peace: Badoy

PRRD bending backward to talk with Reds for lasting peace: BadoyBy Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s desire to forge a lasting peace cannot be doubted or sneered at as he is willing to negotiate with hardcore communist rebels and their allies despite the numerous atrocities carried out by the … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go denounces death threats vs. President Duterte

Go denounces death threats vs. PRRD   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday denounced the death threats against President Rodrigo R. Duterte by the New People’s Army (NPA), saying the communist rebel group should prove its sincerity should it want the peace talks with the government to resume. In … Continue reading

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PH Supreme Court junks Filipino-American New People’s Army recruit’s amparo plea

SC junks Fil-Am NPA recruit’s amparo plea By Benjamin Pulta MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a petition for amparo and habeas data by Filipino-American Melissa Roxas who underwent training with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) in northern Luzon. “The court resolves to dismiss the case … Continue reading

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Hacienda Luisita farmers’ group withdraws support to Reds

Hacienda Luisita farmers’ group withdraws support to Reds By Eden Gutierrez SAN MIGUEL, Tarlac (Philippines News Agency) —At least 120 former members of the Alyansa ng Manggagawang Bukid sa Hacienda Luisita (AMBALA) have withdrawn their support to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA). The former AMBALA members, together with other farmers and … Continue reading

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Court orders arrest of Joma, wife, 36 others over New People’s Army ‘purging’

Court orders arrest of Joma, wife, 36 others over NPA ‘purging’ By Gigie Arcilla  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – Exactly five days before the commemoration of the Inopacan massacre in Leyte by surviving families whose loved ones were among the hundreds of victims killed in a mass execution perpetrated by the New People’s Army (NPA) … Continue reading

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Bukidnon youth write open letters asking Reds to yield

Bukidnon youth write open letters asking Reds to yield   MALAYBALAY CITY (Philippines News Agency)  — Thousands of students have written “open letters” to members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) during the National Training Service Program Symposium for freshmen students at the Bukidnon State University (BukSU) here on Sunday. Capt. Ryan Layug, spokesperson … Continue reading

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IP leaders retell CPP-NPA ‘deceptions’ in Malacañang

IP leaders retell CPP-NPA ‘deceptions’ in Malacañang By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Indigenous Peoples (IPs) leaders on Wednesday retold their stories on the ‘’deceptions’’ of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) against the residents of far-flung communities in the Philippines. In a press briefing in Malacañang following … Continue reading