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Joma Sison: No need for peace talks amid martial law, killings

Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison on Thursday deemed the peace talks with the government unnecessary due to the Duterte administration’s “obsession with martial law and mass murder.” Sison’s scathing statement was issued a day after the government canceled its backchannel talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF), the CPP’s negotiating arm, following Wednesday’s rebel attack on a Presidential Security Group convoy in Arakan, Cotabato. […]

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Reds offer to ‘co-found’ federal govt: Joma

http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/07/18/17/reds-offer-to-co-found-federal-govt-joma The National Democratic Front has offered to “co-found” a shift to a federal system with the government, communist leader Jose Maria Sison said Tuesday. “The NDF, in the first place, has volunteered, has offered to go along with the […]

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Nationwide martial law a declaration of war vs CPP: Joma

http://k2.abs-cbnnews.com/news/07/18/17/nationwide-martial-law-a-declaration-of-war-vs-cpp-joma MANILA – Peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels would be jeopardized if President Rodrigo Duterte extends martial law or declares it nationwide, Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison warned Wednesday. “A martial law […]

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Joma contradicts Duterte: I’m in good health

http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/07/18/17/joma-contradicts-duterte-im-in-good-health MANILA – Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison clarified Tuesday that he is in good health, contrary to President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that the former was “seriously sick.” Speaking to ANC, Sison revealed that he […]

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NPA hurts 6 troops in landmine attack

No violation of Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law. The explosive was command-detonated strictly against enemy military vehicle and personnel. What is utterly condemnable on a large scale is the Duterte regime and the AFP […]

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Reds all set for back-channel talks; Joma’s not bullish

By: Delfin T. Mallari Jr. – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:22 AM July 07, 2017 http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/911724/reds-all-set-for-back-channel-talks-jomas-not-bullish LUCENA CITY—Communist rebels are all set to hold back-channel talks for the resumption of negotiations with the government even though their exiled founder, […]

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To the graduating UP student-activists

http://www.manilatoday.net/graduating-student-activists/ Photos of students donning the iconic ‘sablay’ (the graduation costume of the University of the Philippines or UP) partnered with a 1,500 characters of caption are now flooding Facebook. Uniquely UP sablay photo shoots are set in different locations […]

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Reds laugh off Digong’s ‘double-faced’ tag for them

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/910473/reds-laugh-off-digongs-double-faced-tag-for-them LUCENA CITY — Exiled members of the Communist Party of the Philippines just laughed off President Rodrigo Duterte’s “double-faced” tag for communist rebels, according to CPP founder Jose Maria Sison. “We in the NDFP (National Democratic Front of the […]