Archive of Eastern Visayas Regional Operational Command (Efren Martires Command)

Duterte’s 20th IBPA troops giving Samar farmers a taste of Marawi terror; bombing, strafing rampant

In the weeks leading up from September 20 until as of this writing, massive indiscriminate mortar shelling, gunfire strafing, towards upland communities of Palapag, Mapanas, and Gamay in Northern Samar province have been noted as perpetrated by the government’s 20th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army. A scene the villagers call “Almost like the rain of fire […]

Relive the spirit of Balangiga, launch people’s war and frustrate the war of suppression of the US-Duterte regime!

The New People’s Army-Eastern Visayas (Efren Martires Command or EMC) today commemorates with the Filipino people the 119th anniversary of the historic Balangiga Uprising, a memory of the triumph of people’s war over the war of aggression by US imperialism. More than a hundred years later, the militancy, creativity, and heroism of the people of […]

Mga magsasaka sa San Jose de Buan, pinipigilang mag-ani kung tumangging sumurender sa militar

Nasa 39 na pamilya ang pinipilit ng mga elemento ng 8th Infantry Division-Philippine Army na sumurender o hindi nila maaaring anihin ang libu-libong sako ng palay sa San Jose de Buan, Western Samar. Sa ulat ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan-Western Samar (Arnulfo Ortiz Command), tuloy-tuloy ang kampanyang pagpapasurender ng 8th ID sa Barangay San Nicolas kung […]

On the NPA defensive in San Jose de Buan, Western Samar

  The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas (Efren Martires Command or EMC) today reports that an NPA unit was raided by troops under the 87th Infantry Battalion last July 29 near Sitio Salvacion, Barangay San Nicolas, San Jose de Buan, Western Samar. The said NPA unit was able to retaliate with gunfire. The firefight […]

AFP artillery shelling spree terrorizes residents in San Jose De Buan, Samar

  The Efren Martires Command of the New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas condemns the Armed Forces of the Philippines for conducting wholesale artillery shelling in the hinterlands of San Jose de Buan, Western Samar. The operations proved futile as no NPA unit was in the area and were done by the military to instill […]

NPA-Western Samar scores victories against Army troops securing large mining project

  The New People’s Army in Western Samar (Arnulfo Ortiz Command or AOC) today announced successful sniping operations against Philippine Army troops conducting clearing operations for a potentially destructive large-scale mining project. Three soldiers were left dead while another was severely wounded after the Red fighters successfully sniped troops under the 8th Infantry Division conducting […]

Garbage about NPA “sexual abuse” to justify Duterte’s inhumane all-out war in the midst of COVID-19

The Efren Martires Command of the New People’s Army-Eastern Visayas dismisses the Philippine News Agency’s press release about NPA “sexual abuse” in Northern Samar as recycled garbage. “The Armed Forces of the Philippines is demonizing the NPA to justify the Duterte regime’s all-out war and threats of martial law,” said Ka Karlos Manuel, spokesperson of […]

Army raids NPA unit in Eastern Visayas preparing for COVID-19 response

The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas today assailed the 20th Infantry Battalion-Philippine Army for attacking a unit of the NPA in Northern Samar that was in the midst of preparing for a local anti-COVID-19 campaign. “The raid by the 20th IB last April 23 shows it is traitorous and hawkish and cannot be expected […]

NPA ridicules AFP for maintaining Balangiga charade, urges civilian officials to stand up to military coercion

The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas today laughed off the Armed Forces of the Philippines for maintaining the NPA seized relief goods related to the anti-COVID-19 campaign in Balangiga, Eastern Samar. “It is farcical when the AFP now says the Balangiga town council supports the military’s accusation after initially rejecting it,” said Ka Karlos […]

NPA-EV to AFP: Your charges against us are as false as your ceasefire

The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas today slammed the Armed Forces of the Philippines for accusing it of atrocities in the COVID-19 crisis. “The NPA is not on the offensive against Duterte government forces nor snatching COVID-19 aid packages,” said Ka Karlos Manuel, spokesperson of the Efren Martires Command. “Even local officials in Balangiga, […]