Archive of Negotiating Peace Panel

Revolutionary Salute to Comrade Julius Giron–NDFP

The NDFP Peace Negotiating Panel, its consultants, personnel and staff extend their most heartfelt condolences to the comrades, family, relatives and friends of Comrade Julius Giron who was martyred in Baguio City recently, together with two companions. We render the highest salute to Comrade Julius for his selfless commitment and lifelong dedication to the revolutionary […]

On the Reported Armed Encounters in Bicol and Iloilo on 23 December 2019

There were no ceasefire violations by the New People’s Army (NPA) in the reported armed encounters on 23 December 2019 in Bicol and Iloilo with soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and a special operations unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP), respectively. These were defensive actions by the NPA units involved […]

On the Brutal Murder of NDFP Consultant Felix Randy Malayao

We, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Negotiating Panel express our outrage and strongest condemnation on the brutal murder of Felix Randy Malayao, a publicly known consultant of the NDFP on political and constitutional reforms. We condole with Ka Randy’s family, friends, comrades and colleagues as we give him our highest honor for […]

NDFP condemns arrest of Casambre couple

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) vehemently condemns the arrest last night of Rey Claro Casambre, executive director of the Philippine Peace Center and his wife Cora as they were on the way home to Molino, Cavite. Casambre was arrested on trumped-up murder and frustrated murder charges related to an incident in Lupon, […]

Trip to the Philippines

Ms. Coni Ledesma and I have a scheduled a trip to the Philippines this month in connection with our work as members of the NDFP component in the Joint Monitoring Committee under the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL). We will be accompanied by Mr. Luis Jalandoni as Senior […]

Pet Parrot

It seems that Atty. Salvador Panelo is serving not only as the spokesman of President Rodrigo Duterte. He is also National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.’s pet parrot. In 2006, Esperon attempted to put one over on UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston by submitting “documentary evidence” purportedly showing that the Left was responsible for the […]