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events and issues involving armed insurgent groups — CPP-NPA-NDF, MILF, MNLF

BANDILLO | On the Delisting of 600+ in the DOJ Proscription Case versus CPP and NPA

As a peace advocate, I view the original and the newly amended proscription petition as a stumbling block in peace building. Proscription poses constraints for the CPP and the NPA to return to the negotiating table thus putting the possible resolution of the roots of the armed conflict even more difficult, complicated if not altogether impossible.

Amended terrorist petition against CPP-NPA a “legal fiction” – NDFP

The chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) today, Jan. 18 called the amended petition to proscribe the Communist Party of the Philippine and the New People’s Army as terrorist organizations as “a piece of legal fiction with dire consequences for the people.”

Cordillera communities celebrate 50th CPP anniversary with CPDF

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.

CPDF joins celebration of CPP 50th year

Somewhere in the Cordillera mountains, members of different revolutionary organizations of peasants, workers, youth and other sectors affiliated with the Cordillera Peoples Democratic Front (CPDF) joined a company of the New People’s Army (NPA) to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

Two dead, 30 arms seized in Kalinga raid

Communist rebels killed an army trooper and carted away 30 high powered rifle when they raided a Civilian Armed Auxiliary (CAA) patrol base in Lubuagan, Kalinga at dawn of December 23.

BANDILLO | Elusive peace

Efforts were made since early February this year for the possible resumption of formal talks. However, the government backtracked and pushed another track, the localized peace talks which discards the national peace talks held in neutral venue abroad. Last month, November, the President closed all doors to the possible revival of stalled peace talks. He then ordered government forces to wage all-out offensives against the NPA and adopted the whole-of-nation approach to crush the revolutionary movement.

Two dead, three wounded as rebels attack army patrol base

Rebels attack a Civilian Armed Auxiliary base in Lubuagan, Kalinga a day after the president called on the military to destroy the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army killing a soldier and wounding three paramilitary members.