By DAVAO TODAY
Sanchez said the raid in Tagum City as well as the ambush of government troops in both Tagum and Mawab town “is in line with the call of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines to intensify tactical offensives in order to seize more weapons and create more units of the People’s Army.”
By MA. GIGI A. TENEBROSO
In a statement released Monday, Ka Simon Santiago, NPA political director, said four village captains in Paquibato district “surrendered” to them and reported of receiving money from re-electionist Representative Mylene Garcia. In Mapula village, 27 envelopes with PHP 300 each were allegedly seen, PHP 15,000 in Lumiad village, PHP 20,000 in Paquibato village and PHP 15,000 in Panalum village.
SPO2 Allan Mariquit Pansoy signs his release order from the New People’s Army Saturday in a village in Maco town,…
By ACE R. MORANDANTE & JACOB P. NEPOMUCENO
The NDF said the arrest of Pansoy “reflected the NPA’s consistent compliance to the people’s defense guidelines banning armed politicians and campaigners in revolutionary territories,” while the arrest of Tomas “demonstrated the NPA’s commitment in exacting revolutionary justice against a fascist AFP unit responsible for killing and wounding of children under the pretext of “legitimate encounter” with the NPA.”
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Somo and Sopo, according to Del Mundo, “are requisites to ensure the safe and orderly process of the release of the POWs to the International Committee of the Red Cross, concerned provincial officials of the Aquino government and church leaders, who shall then turn over the POWs to their respective families.”
New People’s Army’s (NPA) Prisoner of war, PO3 Maula Tato Ali, gets a warm welcome from his wife and relatives…
By ACE R. MORANDANTE
PO3 Maula Tato Ali was turned over to the peace advocacy group Sowing the Seeds of Peace in Mindanao and later brought to the Bishop’s Palace in Kidapawan City for a press conference.
By DAVAO TODAY
Fermiza said that some local candidates have been hoarding rice and are now distributing it to win votes, an act, she said, that insults the people of North Cotabato “who are reeling from extreme hunger and poverty.”
By DAVAO TODAY
“The NDF-Southern Mindanao remains committed to the humane treatment and release of prisoners of war in compliance with the protocols of Geneva Conventions and other international humanitarian law instruments.” — Rubi del Mundo, NDF spokesperson
BY MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao City Vice-Mayor Rodrigo Duterte who flew in at the release site onboard his private chopper received Pfc. Jezreel Culango and Senior Police Officer 1 Ruel Pasion at the release site during the turnover program. He later brought the two with him onboard his chopper and took them to their respective regional headquarters in Camp Panacan and Camp Catitipan, in Davao City.