Philippine Army’s 6IB troops neutralized BIFF leader in Maguindanao

The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) Karialan Faction’s 4th Division Commander and Chief of Staff perished in a fight with the 6th Infantry Battalion of Joint Task Force Central (JTFC) forces in Brgy. Ganta, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao on December 26, 2021. Residents reported an armed presence in the area, prompting the forces to launch… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 6IB troops neutralized BIFF leader in Maguindanao

NTF-ELCAC official dismayed by NPA terrorists’ acquittal in the Inopacan massacre

Despite the acquittal of 15 of 40 communist leaders and members, Secretary Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., vice-chairperson of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) said on Sunday that the Inopacan massacre victims’ fate remains in the hands of Jose Maria Sison and his co-defendants. The decision of the Manila Regional Trial… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC official dismayed by NPA terrorists’ acquittal in the Inopacan massacre

AFP welcomes the approval of Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020’s IRR

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In a press statement on Thursday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines welcomed the approval of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. The approval of the IRR, as per AFP spokesman Major General Edgard Arevalo, would surely empower the military to “run after, assist in the arrest and prosecution,… Continue reading AFP welcomes the approval of Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020’s IRR

Lorenzana appeals to Filipinos to give Anti-Terrorism Law a chance

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Amid some concerns with the passage of Republic Act No. 11479, or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, in a statement on Sunday, appealed to the public to give the controversial measure a chance. Being criticized for its vague and contentious provisions, the anti-terrorism law which repeals the Human Security Act of… Continue reading Lorenzana appeals to Filipinos to give Anti-Terrorism Law a chance