The Department of Justice (DOJ) wants the cancellation of the temporary liberty granted by courts to detained National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultants and Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) leaders after the talks between them and the government did not push through.
The non-governmental women’s research group Center for Women’s Resources (CWR) noted poverty as key reason why the latest survey conducted by the Thomas Reuters Foundation found the Philippines to be one of the top ten most dangerous nations in the world in terms of human trafficking.
“Amid the relentless taunting of the military and the launching of heightening attacks against the New Peoples Army, the Communist Party of the Philippines asserted that the Duterte regimes counterinsurgency program Oplan Kapayapaan is doomed to fail.”
It is President Rodrigo Duterte who spoiled the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
The Communist Party of the Philippines is foreseeing the high probability that President Rodrigo Duterte will not be able to complete his term in office.
The human rights group Karapatan urged for the immediate release of African missionary Tawanda Chandiwana and to stop the harassment of the two other United Methodist missionaries and for the authorities to allow them to go home.
The militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas expressed doubt as to the availability of cheap rice from the National Food Authority in retail markets as earlier announced by the government.
National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Prof. Joma Sison clarified on Friday that the peace talks between the government have not been terminated.
Overseas Filipino workers are among the sectors who have been longing for just and lasting peace for their country.
President Rodrigo Duterte, an open critic of the Catholic church, has agreed to engage in talks with religious leaders in the country in a bid to assuage the rift between him and the Church following his controversial “stupid God” rant.