President Rodrigo Duterte has restored the effects of unilateral ceasefire with the CPP, NPA and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
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Rubi del Mundo, spokesperson of the NDFP-SMR said the order to release prisoners of war is a goodwill measure for the formal resumption of formal peace talks scheduled on Aug. 22 in Oslo, Norway.
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com (Updated 4:30 p.m.) MANILA — National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultants Wilma Tiamzon and Benito Tiamzon have been released on bail this morning. The Tiamzons were welcomed by supporters as they walked out of the Philippine National Police Custodial Center at Camp Crame, Quezon City. Yesterday,PNP Custodial jail…
“This is just an initial step in the long struggle for genuine peace.”
“It’s so painful. It’s like erasing the sins of Marcos.”
“The case of Pajalla is a concrete representation that the remnants of the previous regimes’ fascist counterinsurgency programs still remain in the Duterte administration.”
“We urge President Duterte to not only limit the exemption to returning OFWs, but to abolish the OEC permanently.”
The CPP said Maria Conception Araneta-Bocala should have been immune from arrest as she is protected by the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (Jasig).
Lawyers are hopeful that other local courts will also grant the motions for release on bail of all the 22 NDFP consultants.
Local courts granted the urgent motions for release on bail of eight consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
The Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 32 granted the urgent motion for release on bail of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultants Wilma Tiamzon, Benito Tiamzon and Adelberto Silva.