Tags: National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“We are willing to go into serious peace talks aimed at addressing the root causes of the armed conflict through fundamental social, economic, political and constitutional reforms.” – NDFP

By ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat MANILA – The chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), which has been engaged in on-and-off peace negotiations with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) since 1986, has derided new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Lt. Gen. Victor…

Jose Maria Sison may be a “terrorist” for others. But he is a “beloved hero” for many of his fellow Filipino migrants across the globe. Overseas Filipino organizations and supporters have been staging protest actions in their respective host countries to demand the release of Sison. BY AUBREY SC MAKILAN MIGRANT WATCH Bulatlat Vol. VII,…

What does NDFP chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison’s arrest imply for the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations? Are localized peace talks really possible? Bulatlat interviewed Luis Jalandoni, chairman of the NDFP Negotiating Panel, on these. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 30, September 2-8, 2007 As Luis Jalandoni – chief negotiator of the National…

BY BULATLAT August 28, 2007 – 10:45pm UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Elements of Den Hague police arrested Jose Maria Sison, National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief political consultant, Aug. 28, for murder charges. Sison had been previously told by Den Hague police that they would be coming over to the NDFP office simply…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat August 29, 2007 – 2:27pm MAKATI CITY — About a hundred activists belonging to various organizations under the banner of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan or New Patriotic Alliance) rallied here earlier today to protest the arrest of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief political consultant and International…

The Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has on file 28 complaints against the GRP for extra-judicial killings. Twenty-three of these cases have corresponding complaints filed against the NDFP. There is no evidence in most of the corresponding…

BY EMILY VITAL Bulatlat.com Family members of nine missing persons filed a motion for writ of habeas corpus before the Supreme Court this morning. Among the relatives who filed the case were families of missing persons Prudencio Calubid, Rudy and Gabriel Calubad, Philip Limjoco, Leopoldo Ancheta, Rolando Porter, Celina Palma, Gloria Soco and Ariel Beloy.…

The former head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s Psychological Operations Division sees the possibility of military-orchestrated black propaganda and even violence against so-called leftists should they gain representation in the proposed coalition government to replace the Macapagal-Arroyo regime if the campaign to oust it succeeds. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com The former…

While there is a unity among various political forces on the campaign to remove President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from office, there are different ideas on who or what should replace Macapagal-Arroyo should she be unseated. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com The July 13 rally along Ayala Avenue in Makati City calling for the removal of President…

By Bobby Tuazon Bulatlat.com Bulatlat last week held an email interview with Prof. Jose Maria Sison as a political analyst and inspirational leader of the national democratic movement in the country with regards the current political crisis. Sison, who is on forced exile in The Netherlands, is also the current chief political consultant of the…