Tags: New People’s Army

Points to ponder on Proclamation 374

By signing Proclamation No. 374 last Dec. 5, President Duterte has formally declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army as a “designated/identified terrorist organization” under RA No. 10168, or the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012. Legally speaking, however, the 49-year-old revolutionary organization which has engaged the government in a protracted…

Tribal military recruitment deceptive, says Kalumaran

By DAVAOTODAY.com DAVAO CITY – A tribal alliance here said the renewed recruitment of tribesmen into the government military was not new and may be a ploy to allow the entry of large mining and logging operations in ancestral domains. “They have been wanting to organize a lumad battalion as a form of divide-and-rule tactic…

By ALEX D. LOPEZ Davao Today DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The 1st Pulang Bagani Company of the Merardo Arce Command of the New People’s Army in Southern Mindanao (1ST PBC-NPA) denied earlier reports that the four army soldiers killed in Paquibato District on Sunday, November 4, were unarmed and off-duty. In an e-mailed statement sent…

PRESS RELEASE 15 August 2011 The New People’s Army (NPA) in Compostela Valley province today lambasted the 10th Infantry Division-Philippine Army-Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)-XI for blaming the NPA for the unintended wounding of a CAFGU’s kin during the August 9, 2011 attack on an army patrol base…