Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte declared that the decades-long war against the communists rebel in the country will end if he’ll become the President.
A week before welcoming the New Year, Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte made it clear to the public that the city’s firecracker ordinance has no exemptions.
An interfaith group which served as the third party facilitator and was instrumental for the release of two prisoners of war (POWs) on Sunday said that such act is the New People’s Army’s compliance to Comprehensive Agreement on the Respect of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL).
Five days before the 46th year anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines, its armed wing, the New People’s Army, released its two “prisoners of war” to Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte somewhere in the hinterlands of Montevista, Compostela Valley Province Sunday afternoon.
It will be a merry Christmas, indeed, for the families of the eight prisoners-of-war (POWs) who were captured by the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) from August to December this year as the National Democratic Front of the Philippines ordered their immediate release.