Group: Anti-Subversion Act revival will revive its ‘horrors’

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:43:26 +0000

Group: Anti-Subversion Act revival will revive its ‘horrors’

Reviving the “dead” Anti-Subversion Act would only revive the “horrors” it had when it was first promulgated, a group composed of lawyers and law students said Saturday.

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Año to rebels: Lay down arms, gov’t will not abandon you

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 03:37:19 +0000

Año to rebels: Lay down arms, gov’t will not abandon you

MANILA, Philippines – Interior Secretary Eduardo Año again called on members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) to lay down their arms, saying government will not abandon them unlike the NPA. “The government will never abandon you as they [communists] did,” Año said in a statement on Friday. “That is the harsh truth. Walang […]

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Return of Anti-Subversion Act defended, assailed

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 21:20:23 +0000

DILG: Calls to emergency hotline 911 now free for select telcos

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año wants to revive the antisubversion law, saying it would effectively end the 50-year communist insurgency by cutting off the funds that come from legal organizations allegedly being used as fronts by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP-NPA-NDFP). “It can’t be […]

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Año cites EO to support police presence in schools

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:22:56 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año in a statement on Sunday cited an executive order that he said could be invoked to increase police visibility in schools “infiltrated” by communist rebels.

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CPP tells Bato, Albayalde: Country would be worse without student activism

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:38:19 +0000

CPP tells Bato, Albayalde: Country would be worse without student activism

MANILA, Philippines – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has insisted that the Philippines would be in a far worse situation without student activism, amid claims that progressive groups kidnap and brainwash university students. CPP was reacting to assertions by former Philippine National Police chief and now Senator Ronald dela Rosa and incumbent chief […]

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Gov’t seeks talks with state university execs vs NPA recruitment

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 09:15:33 +0000

Gov't seeks talks with state university execs vs NPA recruitment

The government wants to initiate talks with state universities to avert the recruitment strategies of the NPA.

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Daughter refutes mom: I am not missing, brainwashed; I left home willingly

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:58:55 +0000

Daughter refutes mom: I am not missing, brainwashed; I left home willingly

The daughter of a woman, who testified before a Senate inquiry on the alleged recruitment of students by leftist groups, has clarified that she never was missing nor kidnapped, or even brainwashed by Anakbayan.

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Lorenzana hits ‘deceptive’ recruitment of minors to leftist groups

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 09:59:42 +0000

Lorenzana hits ‘deceptive’ recruitment of minors to leftist groups

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday scored the reported recruitment of students and minors by left-leaning organizations. 

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Badoy: EU, Belgium almost done cutting CPP-linked fronts’ funding

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 07:50:52 +0000

Badoy: EU, Belgium successfully cut funding for CPP-linked fronts

PCOO Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy said international funding to leftist groups allegedly tagged as “fronts” of CPP-NPA has been almost completely shut off.

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CPP on PNP tagging communists as behind UN resolution: ‘Laughable’

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 08:30:16 +0000

The PNP’s claim that the CPP could be behind the UN resolution urging to probe the country’s human-rights situation is “laughable,” the CPP said.

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