Simon 'Ka Filiw' Naogsan | Spokesperson | Cordillera People's Democratic Front

CPDF condemns latest attack on human rights volunteer in Cordillera
August 08, 2019

Immediately after its creation, the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) in the Cordillera has reared its evil head and plans – to “neutralize” activists through constant harassment, filing of trumped up charges, illegal arrests and extra-judicial killings, all to silence the people’s resistance in the region. After experiencing incessant vilification […]

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Imee Marcos and her ilk are the real bad spirits gravely needing urgent exorcism from power
July 01, 2019

  The recent verbal slur of Senator-elect Imee Marcos, calling upon Igorots to perform a ritual dance to supposedly drive away bad spirits from the office of Senator Trillanes, which she would take over soon, shows her disrespect and utter ignorance of Cordillera culture. Even if she has claimed lately that it was only a […]

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An Open Letter to the Elders of Agawa, Baclingayan and other concerned elders
June 10, 2019

  To our esteemed elders, Revolutionary greetings! These are troubled times for the people of Besao, Tubo and adjacent municipalities. As you may well know, a few week sago, a dire incident occurred along the ridges bridging the Provinces of Abra and Mt. Province which led to the death of Pedro Sauyen, Ivan Gabaen, and […]

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Recycling of Surrenderees is a Tainted Business of the AFP
April 14, 2019

The military is now in the business of recycling surrenderees to sell its deceptive propaganda line in the vain hope of maligning and demonizing the revolutionary movement. The latest exhibits are Lito Lannip Bulawit from Basao, Tinglayan, Kalinga and a certain James Biag from Bangnen Norte, Bauko, Mt. Province. These two allegedly surrendered simultaneously last […]

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Election Time or Not, the NPA’s Vibrant Presence is Undeniable
April 11, 2019

The AFP-PNP, having run out of excuses to cover up the resurgence of tactical offensives of the NPA in the Cordillera, resorts once again to their old antiquated lines to downplay their defeats. One of these is the oft-parroted line that the NPA only to project their presence this coming elections in order to collect […]

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The Corrupt and Underdeveloped Face Behind Gov. Bernos’ Claim of Peace and Order in Abra (CPDF’s Rejoinder on the GRP “peace” efforts in Abra)
April 10, 2019

The US-Duterte regime and his peace spoiler ex-generals called it localized peace talks. This is their divisive replacement to the national peace talks between the GRP and the NDFP which gained headway until it was scuttled by Duterte in November 2018 because of pressure from his hawkish generals, comprador economic advisers and their imperialist masters. […]

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Destruction of Peace within Tribes and Communities is the Meaning of the Duterte Regime’s Oplan Kapayapaan
April 09, 2019

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Pagkasira ng Kapayapaan ng mga Tribu at Komunidad ang Kahulugan ng Oplan Kapayapaan ng Rehimen
April 09, 2019

Sa paghahabol ng rehimen na tapusin ang bangkarote nitong kontra-insurhensyang Oplan Kapayapaan, patuloy nitong sinisira ang mga tribu at komunidad sa pamamagitan ng militarisasyon at pagpapaigting ng rekrutment ng mga miyembro ng AFP-PNP mula sa hanay ng mga pambansang minorya. Naaayon ito sa sangkap ng Oplan Kapayapaan na indigenous peoples-centered approach (IP-centered approach) na naglalayong […]

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Liars of the AFP-PNP Can Never Cover Up Their Losses Against the New People’s Army
April 03, 2019

The Cordillera People’s Democratic Front (CPDF) again salutes and congratulates the commanders and Red fighters of the Leonardo Pacsi Command-NPA Mountain Province for repulsing and frustrating the massive attacks of combined forces of the Cordillera Police Regional Mobile Force Command (CPRMFC), unit of the Special Action Force (SAF) and units of the 54th IB. Set […]

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Tactical offensives are the NPA’s answers to the worsening fascism of the Duterte regime
April 01, 2019

Just two days after the successful tactical offensive of the NPA in Mt. Gunggung-o, Bauko, Mountain Province, the AFP-PNP has launched a full-scale pursuit operation to recoup from their losses and save face. But once again Red fighters of Leonardo Pacsi Command had proven their readiness when they launched a harassment operation against the operating […]

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