The secretary general of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) received a death threat during a press conference on the profiling of teachers being conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) this afternoon, January 11 at Teachers Camp here.
The 600 individuals listed as “terrorists,” have been taken off an amended court petition filed on Jan. 7 by the Department of Justice to declare the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing New People’s Army as terror groups.
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) and Kabataan Partylist in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) denounced the “Oplan Tokhang” style order of the Philippine National Police to make a profile of ACT members in Manila and Zambales province.
Anakbayan Ilocos and Kabataan Partylist Cordillera in separate statements scored National Youth Commission (NYC) chairman Ronald Gian Caderma for his statement associating youth groups criticizing the administration with the communist rebels.
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army- Cordillera Peoples Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-CPDF)- Mountain Province was held with the local civilian communities from the sectors of youth, women and farmers in recognition of the five decades of organized service of the CPP-NPA-CPDF in the country particularly in Mountain Province.
The Cordillera Women’s Education and Action Research Center (CWEARC) said President Rodrigo Duterte’s story of molesting their house help is not only “despicable” but a statement that can only come “from a sick mind.”
Organizations in Ilocos decried a series of text messages (SMS) received by its leaders last December 31 and called on the people to gather their resolve and brace for the intensified attacks against people’s rights in 2019.
And as the CPP enters its 50th year anniversary on Dec. 26, 2018 with the NPA’s 50th on March 29, 2019, do note that they claim that they are just continuing the unfinished revolution of the Katipunan after being under Spain for 377 years. So, what is another 50 years if need be? Given all these, I am actually wondering what retired Brigadier General Victor Corpuz is thinking and involved with now. He had been silent
A few weeks ago, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the deployment of more troops to crush the “insurgency,” but the men and women, both old and young, of this armed revolution just laughed.
Progressive groups slammed the latest pronouncement of the president on crushing the communist movement in the country calling it draconian, lawless and affront to human rights.
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) declared on December 7a three-day ceasefire during Christmas and two-day truce on New Year.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines urges lawmakers not to be hasty in accepting a proposal to empower the Department of Information and Communication Technology to shut down social media accounts deemed “inimical to national interest” in amendments being considered to the Human Security Act of 2007, or the anti-terror law.