Calling it as an insult to the Maranao people, the youth group League of Filipino Students (LFS) has condemned the “Kambisita” program aimed at allowing the civilians to briefly visit their communities in the war-ravaged Marawi City.
Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio asked her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, to reconsider his decision to resume the peace negotiations between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
Cases of abuses against civilians allegedly perpetrated by state security forces continue to pile up in parts of Northern Mindanao as martial rule is still in effect in Mindanao, a report of a fact-finding body revealed Monday.
Church leaders and peace advocates welcomed the pronouncement of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte to resume the peace talks between the government and communists after months of uncertainties following its cancellation.
The government is open to withdraw the petition to declare the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, New People’s Army (NPA), as terrorist groups once it forges a final peace agreement with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Thursday.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on Wednesday welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s openness to revive the stalled peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the NDFP.
While the rest of the Christian Filipinos celebrated the Holy Week in church festivities, thousands of Meranaw residents in this Islamic city staged a symbolic protest to condemn the slow-paced government rehabilitation of their homes ravaged by war.”
National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Jose Maria Sison stressed on Tuesday that the cooperation of both chambers of Congress is needed for the revival and success of the peace talks between the NDFP and the government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP).
Progressive lawmakers denounced Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana for slamming the doors for the resumption of peace talks with the communists.
Various multi-sectoral groups welcomed the efforts of 61 members of the House of Representatives who filed House Resolution 1803 which urged the government to resume its stalled peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).