NDFP peace consultant killed  in Quezon City

Credit to Author: Arlie O. Calalo| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 06:26:33 +0000

A peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) was killed in Quezon City on Monday. Randall ‘Randy’ Echanis, 72, chairman of Anakpawis and deputy secretary-general of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), was stabbed dead along with an unidentified neighbor inside his rented house in Novaliches, Quezon City. “Our anger is beyond […]

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Govt, NDFP recommend holiday ceasefire amid looming peace talks

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2019 02:21:33 +0000

THE government and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace panels have agreed to recommend a nationwide ceasefire from Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 7, 2020, according to a joint statement signed by their representatives. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd and Hernani Braganza of the Philippine government peace panel and Luis Jalandoni and Fidel […]

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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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Return of Anti-Subversion Act defended, assailed

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

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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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Sison to Duterte: Reopen peace talks to ‘escape hell’

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sun, 12 May 2019 01:01:50 +0000

Exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison on Sunday advised President Rodrigo Duterte to resume…

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Lacson urges gov’t to exclude Sison from talks with Reds

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:37:55 +0000

Lacson urges gov’t to exclude Sison from talks with Reds

MANILA, Philippines — The government should focus on holding peace talks with rebels who do not listen to Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison as this could be more productive, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Tuesday.

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DOJ junks case vs priest nabbed with Red suspect

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:34:31 +0000

SAN PEDRO CITY — The Department of Justice (DOJ) dismissed “for insufficient evidence” the case filed against Catholic priest Arturo Joseph Balagat, who was arrested with a consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).

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NDFP demands release of Fernandez couple

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:31:44 +0000

NDFP demands release of Fernandez couple

BACOLOD CITY — The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)-Negros has demanded the release of former Catholic priest Francisco Fernandez and his wife, Cleofe Lagtapon, for humanitarian reasons.

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