Top NPA leader, 8 comrades surrender to 23IB in Agusan del Norte

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A prominent leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) and eight of his adherents on Wednesday surrendered to the 23rd Infantry Battalion (23IB) at the unit’s headquarters in Barangay Alubihid, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte. The surrenderers are members of the defunct Guerrilla Front 4A (DGF-4A), North Central Mindanao Regional Committee of the NPA, armed wing… Continue reading Top NPA leader, 8 comrades surrender to 23IB in Agusan del Norte

Military, Talipao LGU gives aid to 2 ASG surrenderers

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Two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) surrenderers have been offered initial assistance by the military and municipality of Talipao in the province of Sulu in order to start a new life. The help included monetary incentives and a food package, according to Maj. Gen. William Gonzales, commander of Joint Task Force (JTF)-Sulu, who described it “as… Continue reading Military, Talipao LGU gives aid to 2 ASG surrenderers

Sitangkai LGU hands over firearms to military in Tawi-Tawi

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The local government unit of Sitangkai turned over seven loose firearms to the Marine Battalion Landing Team-12 on Friday, September 10, 2021. In a brief ceremony held at the MBLT-12 headquarters, Sitangkai Municipal Administrator Hji. Julpin Sajili gave the firearms to Col. Romeo Racadio, Commander of Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi. According to Col. Racadio, this… Continue reading Sitangkai LGU hands over firearms to military in Tawi-Tawi

23IB troopers clash with CTGs in Agusan Del Norte

Members of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) clashed with troops from the 23rd Infantry Battalion of the 4th Infantry Division in Barangay Guinabsan, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte on Monday, September 6, 2021. In a 15-minute combat, the operating soldiers came face to face with 25 CTG militants from the North Central Mindanao Regional Committee (NCMRC),… Continue reading 23IB troopers clash with CTGs in Agusan Del Norte

3 ‘child soldiers’ captured in an armed encounter in Bukidnon

As proven by the recent capture of three child soldiers in San Fernando, Bukidnon, the Communist Party of the Philippines–New People’s Army–National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) continues to violate children’s rights. The three minors were among ten NPA rebels captured during an armed encounter in a forested area in Barangay Mabuhay between soldiers from the 88th… Continue reading 3 ‘child soldiers’ captured in an armed encounter in Bukidnon

Talitay LGU yields 8 high-powered firearms

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The local government of Talitay, Maguindanao on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, handed over eight firearms to the military, according to Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) Acting Commander Maj. Gen. Generoso Ponio. The local government of Talitay, represented by Municipal Caretaker Fahad J. Midtimbang and former Assemblyman Sidik Ameril, surrendered eight high-powered firearms to Col. Pedro Balisi, Jr.,… Continue reading Talitay LGU yields 8 high-powered firearms

Another BIFF member compelled to come out due to continued military lethal, non-lethal efforts

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Another member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction surrendered to the elements of the Joint Task Force Central on Wednesday, September 8. “The former BIFF member identified as a.k.a. Badrul submitted himself to the troops of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion in Barangay Bagan, Datu Anggal Midtimbang, Maguindanao,” said Maj. Gen. Generoso Ponio, Acting… Continue reading Another BIFF member compelled to come out due to continued military lethal, non-lethal efforts

2 NPA members peacefully surrender aboard Philippine Navy vessel

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The Naval Forces Central through Naval Task Group 2 deployed at Joint Task Force Storm area of responsibility, together with 63rd Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army and Naval Intelligence Service Unit – Central successfully organized the peaceful surrender of two members of the CPP-NPA-Terrorists (CNTs) aboard the Philippine Navy Vessel BRP Alfredo Peckson (PC372)… Continue reading 2 NPA members peacefully surrender aboard Philippine Navy vessel

Agony of innocent civilians afflicted by CPP-NPA-NDF continues as Joma Sison hides in Netherlands — multi-sectoral groups

Several multi-sectoral organizations believe that giving Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, the founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), a place of refuge in the Netherlands will only lengthen the anguish of innocent civilians who have been victims of the CPP’s armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA). Members of Liga Independencia Pilipinas… Continue reading Agony of innocent civilians afflicted by CPP-NPA-NDF continues as Joma Sison hides in Netherlands — multi-sectoral groups

NPA in Mindanao is on the verge of collapsing — Army officials

The top military commander in Southern Mindanao is certain that the New People’s Army (NPA) forces operating in the region would be eliminated soon, as high-ranking officials have surrendered and are now actively aiding the government’s counter-insurgency efforts. According to Maj. Gen Ernesto C. Torres Jr., commander of the Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry “Agila” Division (10ID),… Continue reading NPA in Mindanao is on the verge of collapsing — Army officials