Village leaders in Southern Leyte entice 4 rebels to surrender

According to the Philippine Army on Monday, village leaders in Sogod town, Southern Leyte, were instrumental in the recent surrender of four members of the New People’s Army (NPA). The Barangay Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict in San Francisco Mabuhay village, according to the Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade, persuaded the four NPA… Continue reading Village leaders in Southern Leyte entice 4 rebels to surrender

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

Ex-communist rebel file another criminal cases vs Sison, 2 NPA leaders

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According to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), another former communist rebel filed criminal cases against Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, the founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), and two other communist leaders before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday. In a statement, CIDG chief, Maj. Gen. Albert Ignatius Ferro… Continue reading Ex-communist rebel file another criminal cases vs Sison, 2 NPA leaders

DND Secretary Lorenzana hails National Democratic Front’s designation as terror group

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Delfin Lorenzana, Secretary of the Department of National Defense (DND), praised the Anti-Terrorism Council’s (ATC) resolution branding the Philippines’ National Democratic Front (NDF) as a terrorist organization on Tuesday. The latest finding, according to Lorenzana, will “justify and enable the defense sector to move forward in its efforts to address internal security concerns.” Lorenzana claimed… Continue reading DND Secretary Lorenzana hails National Democratic Front’s designation as terror group