Archive of News Stories

Elderly, pregnant Lumad women, traumatized by AFP bombing spree in Agusan Sur
April 15, 2021 | News Stories

Residents of Barangay Kasapa II, La Paz, Agusan del Sur felt fear and desperation during the early hours of April 6 as bombs were dropped near their communities. They felt helpless and feared they will be hit. “Naghulat lang gyud mi nga mahulogan mi og bomba!” (We were just waiting for a bomb to fall […]

52nd IB illegally arrests peasants in Eastern Samar
April 14, 2021 | News Stories

Two peasants were illegally arrested in Dolores, Eastern Samar by elements of the 52nd Infantry Battalion in the last week of February. Soldiers led by Lt. Ian Daniel Robianes arrested Erwin Ramirez Moratal, 21, and Pablito Lapesora Libanan, 32, both residents of Sitio Casapa, Barangay Dinigpian of the said town. No arrest warrants were presented […]

Masses collectively overcome RCSP ops in Samar
April 14, 2021 | News Stories

The relentless year-long Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) operationsof the AFP in a town in Western Samar have failed to crush the unity of the peasant masses and stop their support for the revolution. The town was among the list of guerrilla fronts declared “dismantled” by the 8th Infantry Division. During this period, soldiers repeatedly […]

Antifeudal movement key to expand NPA mass base–CPP
April 13, 2021 | News Stories

A widespread antifeudal movement in the countryside is decisive in strengthening and expanding the mass base of the New People’s Army (NPA). This was the message of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in view of the armed revolution being waged by the NPA amid the Duterte regime’s intensified attacks. In the April 7 […]

NPA forces continue trainings amid focused military operations
April 12, 2021 | News Stories

Red fighters in a guerilla front in Samar continue to perform revolutionary work despite relentless military operation in their area. In the April 3 issue of Larab, revolutionary publication in Eastern Visayas, it featured the recent successful level 2 medical training among NPA members and Basic Party Course discussion conducted with farmers in a barrio. […]

Revolutionary forces in Eastern Visayas honors Antonio “Ka Manlimbasog” Cabanatan and wife
April 11, 2021 | News Stories

The National Democratic Front in Eastern Visayas gave the highest honors to Ka Antonio “Manlimbasog” Cabanatan and his wife Florenda “Osang” Yap in a statement last April 11. Manlimbasog and Yap were abducted, secretly detained, physically and psychologically tortured for month until fascist forces murdered them on December 26, 2020. The NDF-EV said that both […]

5 AFP elements severely injured in misencounter among 19th IB forces
April 10, 2021 | News Stories

Different units of the 19th IB suffered a misencounter last March 3 in Barangay Deit de Suba, Silvino Lobos, Northern Samar. According to NPA-Northern Samar (Rodante Urtal Command) AFP troopers fired upon their colleagues who were trying to disguise themselves as NPA fighters by wearing kamisa tsino and boots while on patrol. Five were reported […]

AFP-PNP intensifies strong-arm tactics against barangay officials
April 03, 2021 | News Stories

The Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police are intensifying its strong-arm tactics against barangay officials in Northern Samar, as well as its efforts to place the civilian bureaucracy under the power of the military junta to force its participation in military operations against the New People’s Army. According to reports submitted to […]

Armas-Southern Tagalog publishes Dagitab 2018
March 24, 2021 | News Stories

Artisa at Manunulat ng Sambayanan (Armas)-Southern Tagalog published this week the 2018 edition of Dagitab, the regional literary and art folio. The publication’s theme is: “Ang Dakilang Pamana ng mga Tagumpay ng Rebolusyonaryong Kilusan ng Timog Katagalugan.” The cover page of the 271-paged folio is a collage of six panels which reflects the contents of […]

NPA-West Camarines Sur seizes despotic landlord’s arms cache
March 23, 2021 | News Stories

The New People’s Army-West Camarines Sur (Norben Gruta Command) reported the confiscation of firearms from a local despotic landlord in Barangay Villazar, Sipocot, Camarines Sur on February 1. Red fighters seized a baby M16 armalite rifle, 2 carbines and a store of ammunition for M16, Garand and M203 from the Villafuerte family compound. “Residents have […]