“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.”
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“As before, we shall weather Lorenzana’s declaration (of all-out war) and gain strength.”
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.
“There is no reason now for the GRP JMC to renege on its role to investigate the at least 4,000 complaints filed against GRP State security forces since 2004.” – Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general and independent observer to the JMC on CARHRIHL.
“They are vermin, narrow-minded, misbegotten souls who mistakenly believe that they can silence critical speech and thought in their desire to force people into accepting only one worldview – theirs.” — NUJP
After six years of being fenced off from their land, the agrarian reform beneficiaries of Tagum City could wait no more.
“Political prisoners are not bargaining chips.”
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Three days before the International Human Rights Day, a military officer known for gross human rights abuses was named Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff. President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año to the highest military post this morning, replacing Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya…
Gloria Almonte, wife of a political prisoner, and the other families of political prisoners and human rights advocates will launch a hunger strike starting tomorrow until Dec. 10 to demand the release of all political prisoners.
‘Marcos’ body had lain in wait for 23 years in Ilocos, why rush and disrespect the due process?’
“It is a settled fact that the private complainant is a death row prisoner having been convicted of drug trafficking in the Republic of Indonesia.” By JONAS ALPASAN Bulatlat MANILA – A Nueva Ecija court upheld its earlier decision to allow Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina on death row in Indonesia, to testify against her…