Archive of News Stories

Wiping out NPA in Negros is a pipe dream
December 09, 2020 | News Stories

“General Ancan’s pipe dream of dismantling and destroying the revolutionary movement is just that — a pipe dream, a fantasy,” NPA-Southeast Negros Command said in a statement dated December 4. The NPA mocked the 11th IB’s declaration of “successfully dismantling the Southern Negros Front of the NPA.” Estrella Banagbanag, spokesperson for the NPA-Southeast Negros Command, […]

Hunyo-Oktubre: 20 opensiba sagot ng BHB-NCMR sa FMO
December 02, 2020 | News Stories

Dalawampu ang naitalang aksyong militar ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB) sa limang prubinsya ng North Central Mindanao Region (NCMR) mula Hunyo hanggang Oktubre. Katumbas ito ng isang opensiba kada linggo, at nagresulta sa hindi bababa sa 26 napatay at 23 sugatan sa hanay ng militar at pulis. Ang mga aksyong ito ay tugon ng BHB-NCMR […]

Children among victims of military abuses in Bukidnon
November 30, 2020 | News Stories

Terror knows no age as soldiers of the Duterte regime unleashed cruelties against peasant and Lumad communities in Bukidnon during its focused military operations (FMO). The soldiers preyed on at least five peasant teens in separate incidents. On November 19, the 16th IB arrested 17-year old Ruben Dano, a young peasant from Sityo Dulapong, Barangay […]

AFP Nolcom bombs rural village in Pangasinan
November 27, 2020 | News Stories

The North Luzon Command (Nolcom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) indiscriminately bombed and strafed farmlands in Barangay Lawak Langka, Mangatarem, Pangasinan on November 24 at around 6 a.m. under the guise of counterinsurgency operations. Three bombs were dropped in the area using aerial assets. The New People’s Army (NPA)-West Central Luzon on […]

Floods and forests, plunder and profit
November 18, 2020 | News Stories

The ecological debacle that the Philippines is currently facing is characterized by floods, landslides and mudslides which devastated vast areas in Luzon at the heels of successive typhoons in the past few weeks. The culprits are easily identifiable—mega dams stopping the flow of rivers, alongside historical denudation of the country’s mountains. Alongside their demand for […]

4 journos fall victim to another round of attacks against media
November 12, 2020 | News Stories

Four journalists fell victim to another round of attacks against media workers in the Philippines. A radio commentator was killed and two others were arrested in Luzon on Tuesday, while another Visayas-based reporter was red-tagged last week. The attacks came after the Philippines was listed on October 28 as seventh most dangerous country in the […]

People’s real conditions negate NEDA’s “worst is over” assessment
November 11, 2020 | News Stories

The Filipino people are not assured by the Duterte regime’s economic managers’ claim that “the worst is over for the country,” as they continue to bear the brunt of the sharp economic crisis caused by the Duterte regime’s failed pandemic response as well as the impact of successive typhoons which slammed the country in recent […]

NPA-MisOr strikes destructive Del Monte Phils. Inc.
October 11, 2020 | News Stories

Three dump trucks and a bus used in plantation operations by multinational Del Monte Philippines Inc. (DMPI) were paralyzed by Red fighters of the New People’s Army-Misamis Oriental morning of October 6. Ka Nicolas Marino, the NPA unit’s spokesperson, confirmed the armed action which happened at Sitio Talambao, Brgy. Bulahan, Claveria, Misamis Oriental. Police reports […]

CAFGU-handler killed in ambush
October 10, 2020 | News Stories

Private First Class Ariel Guinsod Maca was killed in an ambush by a unit of the New People’s Army in Surigao del Sur, Ka Sandara Sidlakan, spokesperson of the said unit confirmed in a statement. Maca belongs to the 36th IB and is assigned as the cadreman or handler of paramilitary groups in the area. […]

State forces massacre village officials, businessman in Masbate
October 03, 2020 | News Stories

A businessman and two village officials in Masbate were abducted in separate places by the 2nd IB and the 1st Masbate Police Mobile Force Company on September 26 and brought to Barangay Alas, Mandaon where they were summarily killed two days later at around 5:30 a.m.. The victims were identified as businessman Jerry Regala of […]