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Is the Left ready for all-out war?

Inday Espina-Varona, ABS-CBN News Posted at Nov 29 2017 09:30 PM http://news.abs-cbn.com/focus/11/29/17/is-the-left-ready-for-all-out-war Leaders of Asia’s longest-running insurgency say thousands of armed guerrillas and mass activists are ready to parry the threat of an all-out war under President Rodrigo Duterte. The […]

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Joma Sison wants human rights probe of Batangas slays

He said negotiating panels had already drafted a package of 3 agreements on agrarian reform, rural development, release of political prisoners, and several others before the talks were terminated.

“Duterte is not known for respecting agreements. He can do what he wants. He can go on a rampage of mass murder. The NDF will respond to the violation of agreements and to the murderous rampage,” he said. […]

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Ang Kilusang 24 Oktubre

Kung ang matatalinong estudyanteng sina Dr. Jose Rizal, Emilio Jacinto, at Gregorio del Pilar ay nagkonsentra lamang sa di buhay na akademikong pag-aaral: nagpatuloy sa matatagumpay na propesyon at nagsipag-asawa nang mahusay, wala na silang kabuluhan ngayon sa bansang ito. […]

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How Duterte Sabotaged the Philippines Peace Process

The government and NDFP negotiating panels were confident that they would be able to initial the CASER; the agreements on the general amnesty and release of all political prisoners, and the coordinated unilateral ceasefires at the closing session of the fifth round of formal talks, then formally sign all of these at the closing ceremony of the sixth round in January 2018. […]

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Duterte: ‘If Joma returns, he will be arrested’

Sison lamented that before Duterte’s diatribe, the government and the rebel negotiating panels had already spent several months of hard work in unilateral and bilateral meetings and were “ready to do a little polishing of common drafts” on Nov. 22 and 23 in Utretch for finalization in the slated fifth round of formal talks in Oslo, Norway on Nov. 25 to 27.

The GRP AND NDFP negotiating panels were so happy and confident that they would be able to initial the CASER and the agreements on the general amnesty and release of all political prisoners and the coordinated unilateral ceasefires at the closing session of the fifth round of formal talks and formally sign all these at the closing ceremony of the sixth round in January 2018,” Sison said. […]

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NDF wants written notice of talks termination

“We, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), hereby declare that we await receipt of the written notice of termination of the peace negotiations by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) as a consequence of the reported signing of Proclamation No. 360 by GRP President Duterte declaring such termination,” Agcaoili said. […]