“He can’t commit murder because we do not even kill for food!”
“The all-out-war further exposes the fascist character of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.”
On Sunday, Feb. 12, elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-National Capital Region and the Philippine Army’s Intelligence Service Group arrested Ferdinand Castillo, campaign officer of Bayan Metro Manila around 4:20 p.m. in Sta. Quiteria, Caloocan City.
“Abandoning the peace talks at this point will put to waste the gains and goodwill that have been made between the GRP and NDFP since the resumption of the talks in August of 2016.”
“Duterte is proving to the NDFP and the people how difficult it is to conduct serious negotiations with a doublespeaking thug who only recognizes his own rules.”
“Socioeconomic reforms that will benefit the people is the most compelling reason for the peace talks to continue.”
“As before, we shall weather Lorenzana’s declaration (of all-out war) and gain strength.”
“Only the courts which granted NDFP consultants temporary liberty by virtue of cash bail can act or order whether or not they can be validly rearrested, if at all, and not by the unilateral action of the PNP nor the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines, much less even by the mere instructions of the GRP President.”
In a statement, the CPP’s Central Committee and the NPA’s National Operations Command cited two reasons for the termination of the unilateral ceasefire — the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP)’s non-compliance with its obligation to release all political prisoners and the continuous military operations by government troops in rural communities.
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Talks on possible joint ceasefire between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have been deferred to February due to the non-release of political prisoners. The government peace panel committed anew to release political prisoners as the third…
“The perennial problems of landlessness and rural poverty have made farmers more vulnerable and helpless in times of calamity.”