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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News Agency) —At least 120 former members of the Alyansa ng Manggagawang Bukid sa Hacienda Luisita (AMBALA) have withdrawn their support to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA).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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IPs to int’l community: ‘Help save our culture, youth from dying’ By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Armed with the mission to save their culture and the next generation of their tribes, eight leaders of Filipino indigenous people (IP) appealed to the members of the European community to stop funding the front … 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