Archive of Karlos Manuel | Spokesperson

NPA-EV to CHR: Explosives in Eastern Samar ambush were command-detonated, targeted against active-duty paramilitaries

The New People’s Army (NPA) in Eastern Visayas today assured the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) that the command-detonated explosives (CDX) used by the NPA in its ambush in Jipapad, Eastern Samar are permitted by international humanitarian law and were used against paramilitary agents who were on duty.

NPA-EV ha CHR: Mga paburuthon ha ambus ha Eastern Samar, command-detonated ngan gin-gamit ha mga aktibo nga paramilitar

Ginseguro han Bagong Hukbong Bayan (NPA) ha Eastern Visayas ha Commission on Human Rights (CHR) nga an command-detonated explosives (CDX) han BHB ha ambus hini ha Jipapad, Eastern Samar gintutugutan han international humanitarian law ngan gin-gamit kontra ha mga naka-duty nga paramilitar.

NPA-Sergio Lobina Command ambushes 52nd IB troops in Eastern Samar

The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas (Efren Martires Command or NPA-EMC) salutes the Sergio Lobina Command (SLC) for its successful tactical offensive against troops of the 52nd Infantry Batallion in Sitio Casapa, Barangay 4 Poblacion, Jipapad, Eastern Samar last July 7. The Red fighters ambushed the soldiers using three command-detonated explosives (CDX). Five were […]

NPA-Leyte dismisses AFP claim about ties to warlord’s goons

The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas today dismissed allegations by the Armed Forces of the Philippines saying that goons whom state forces killed in April and serve a warlord politico in Leyte have connections to the NPA. The Efren Martires Command (NPA-EMC) said that Nicolas “Botoy” Ibañez, who was killed by joint AFP-PNP elements […]

NPA slams AFP for parading commander’s remains in Leyte as “war trophy”

The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas today lambasted the Armed Forces of the Philippines after its troops exhumed and published pictures of the remains of an NPA commander who was martyred in an encounter in Leyte six years ago, in violation of international humanitarian law. Ka Karlos Manuel, spokesperson for the Efren Martires Command […]

AFP’s ramped-up dirty war in Eastern Visayas disproves self-declared deadline vs. NPA

Maj. Gen. Pio Diñoso III of the 8th Infantry Division-Philippine Army is just one of the many Army chiefs before him who declared they have “dismantled” the NPA’s guerrilla fronts or that they will defeat the NPA in Eastern Visayas. And like all his warmongering predecessors, who think that more troops, more bombs and bigger […]

Army admits forced “surrenderers” simply go back to the NPA

The New People’s Army in Eastern Visayas today condemned the increasing number of forced “surrenders” in Matuguinao, Western Samar, as the 19th IB-Philippine Army and the PNP-Special Action Force intensify the Duterte regime’s counter-insurgency campaign and undeclared martial law in the said town. The 19th IB recently presented some 353 residents who “surrendered” as NPA […]

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 […]

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 […]