Over 200 Eastern Visayas villages now NPA-free — Philippine Army

Between 2019 and mid-2021, at least 213 villages in Eastern Visayas were purged of New People’s Army (NPA) influence, spanning the first two years of the “whole-of-nation” approach to eradicating the communist terrorist group. There are 94 villages in Samar province, 45 in Eastern Samar, 41 in Leyte, 29 in Northern Samar, and four in… Continue reading Over 200 Eastern Visayas villages now NPA-free — Philippine Army

NPA atrocities in Samar provinces shows that armed struggle has reached the point of ‘fighting for survival’

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The New People’s Army (NPA)’s crimes in Samar provinces, as per a key military official in the region, prove that the armed struggle has already reached the point of “fighting for survival.” The terroristic acts of the NPA are foreseen, according to Maj. Gen. Pio Diñoso III, commander of the Philippine Army’s 8th Infantry Division,… Continue reading NPA atrocities in Samar provinces shows that armed struggle has reached the point of ‘fighting for survival’