Archive of News Stories

NTF-ELCAC orchestrates legal offensive against Ka Joma, et al.
September 08, 2021 |

A series of filing of trumped-up charges against Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Founding Chairman and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Jose Maria Sison has been mounted and directed by the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) the past weeks. Other peasant and social activists […]

50 peasant youths join Kabataan Makabayan
August 31, 2021 |

Last August 21, about 50 youths pledged as new members of Kabataan Makabayan in a barrio in Eastern Visayas. With the theme, “Youth, support the mass movement in the barrios! Join the New People’s Army! Resist the fascism of the AFP!” members of the revolutionary youth organization, KM, attended the conference wherein they discussed various […]

Kalinga police, military spearhead Covid-19 super-spreader activities
August 31, 2021 |

While civilian mobility is strictly monitored and restricted, police and military units of Kalinga go unscathed after violating health protocols and spearheading Covid-19 super-spreader activities in August. New People’s Army (NPA)-Kalinga command spokesperson Ka Tipun Gil-ayab slammed on Saturday the 50th IB, Cordillera Police Regional Office and the Kalinga Provincial Police Office for spearheading a […]

Revolutionaries, progressive organizations pay tribute to Ka Parts Bagani
August 26, 2021 |

Days after his brutal killing, scores of portraits and tributes to Ka Parts Bagani were posted online by various organizations. Revolutionaries and progressive artists honored both his contributions to military and cultural work. Ka Parts (John Niebres/Ernie Peñaranda) was brutally murdered last August 16 in Barangay Cannery, Polomolok, South Cotabato by military and police operatives. […]

AFP aerial strafing footage sparks online outrage
August 23, 2021 |

A video showing the Philippine Air Force (PAF) indiscriminately firing at a forested area supposedly in Dolores, Eastern Samar a week ago sparked outrage over social media. The video, originally posted in a military and police-oriented website, was shared by Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chief Information Officer Marco Valbuena on his Twitter account […]

20th IB death squad kills village captain in Las Navas
August 20, 2021 |

A village captain in Las Navas, Northern Samar was killed by the death squad of the 20th Infantry Battalion, the National Democratic Front-Eastern Visayas today reported. Citing a police spot report, the NDF-EV said that unidentified persons shot and killed Nilo Ogatcho, village chief of Barangay Victory on Thursday, August 19. The victim’s daughter reported […]

Worse crisis may erupt in the coming months—CPP
August 15, 2021 |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) warned of a bigger crisis that may break out in the coming months as conditions in public health, economy and politics under Rodrigo Duterte continue to worsen. In a statement published on August 13, the CPP said that the crisis may stem “from one or a combination of […]

Panic at vaccine centers expose shortage
August 09, 2021 |

Thousands trooped to the Araneta Center vaccination site in Cubao, Quezon City on Sunday, August 8, seeking to be inoculated against Covid-19. Many were hopeful walk-in individuals, who ended up disappointed as they were driven away by the police. Reports tell of crowds flocking to the entrance of the site, short of duplicating the near-stampede […]

Victim of forced surrender killed by 63rd IB
August 06, 2021 |

Duterte’s death squad within the 63rd Infantry Battalion killed peasant Juddy Ragawdaw, resident of Brgy. Loog, Basey, Western Samar, in the first week of June. Ragawdaw had just come home from working in the farm when armed men fired at him. The New People’s Army-Arnulfo Ortiz Command (NPA-AOC) strongly condemned the 63rd IB for accusing […]

PNP falsely presents wanted gun-for-hire as Red fighter
August 03, 2021 |

“Tayam was never a member of the New People’s Army (NPA) nor any revolutionary organization, ” said Ka Samuel Guerrero, spokesperson of the NPA-Sorsogon, refuting claims of the Philippine National Police (PNP)-Daraga. The local PNP unit presented Richard Dayton Tayam to the media as a member of the NPA on July 30 after his arrest. […]