While authorities hailed the arrest of Casilao and labeled him as a “communist terrorist,” his lawyers and family decry this tagging.
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The alleged leader of a paramilitary group in Surigao del Sur tagged in the 2015 Lianga massacre of a Lumad school administrator and two community leaders was among those killed in an ambush staged by the New People’s Army on October 4.
Army spokesperson Capt. Rhyan Batchar said the government’s anti-insurgency campaign against the New People’s Army remains unabated despite the ongoing Marawi seige.
The Communist Party of the Philippines warned that human rights abuses will escalate across the country because civil and political rights would be curtailed under the Martial Law imposed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
Simultaneous attacks by New People’s Army guerrillas on a police station and reinforcement troops resulted to the death of three police personnel and seven soldiers including a lieutenant.
FLAG RAISING. At around seven in the morning, members of the Kabataang Makabayan raised the flags of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), National Democratic Front of the Philippines, New People’s Army, and the highlight of the event, the flag of People’s Revolutionary Government, in a farflung barrio in Compostela town, Compostela Valley province.(davaotoday.com)
Communists criticized the Armed Forces of the Philippines over its remarks on why the Communist Party of the Philippines declared a short ceasefire, and also slammed the army for violating their own ceasefire.
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in a statement called on its forces and allied groups to “collectively confront the possible disastrous impact of the strong winds, rains, floods, landslides and mudflows” of super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).”