Pakikibaka sa Hacienda Luisita, laban ng masang magsasaka sa buong bansa

Ang Bayan
August 21, 2010

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Ang Hacienda Luisita ay sumisimbolo sa malakolonyal at malapyudal na sistemang gumagapos sa bansa sa pagkaatrasado at walang katapusang krisis. Ang mahaba at nagpapatuloy na kasaysayan ng asyenda ay salaysay ng masidhing pagsasamantala at pang-aapi, maigting na makauring tunggalian at pakikibaka para sa matagal nang minimithing katarungang panlipunan.

10th ID-AFP's B/Gen. del Rosario resuscitates failed 'Alsa' Lumad in Davao City; sows terror among Davao villagers anew

Ka Parago, 1st Pulang Bagani Company
Merardo Arce Command, NPA - Sounthern Mindanao
August 18, 2010

B/Gen. Eduardo del Rosario of the 10th Infantry Division-AFP resuscitates the failed 'Alsa' Lumad campaign in its proxy war against the revolutionary movement, plans to sow terror among indigenous peoples and non-Lumad settlers in Davao hinterlands, and is bent in arming the Lumads through his trusted henchman, 'Datu' Ruben Labawan. The AFP-backed 'pangayaw' (tribal vendetta) launched anew has already killed civilian Julius Tamondes, the first victim of this savagery as the city prepares for the annual Kadayawan festival.

Confiscated military documents reveal Confidential Agent Labawan and AFP collusion -- NPA

Rigoberto F. Sanchez
Merardo Arce Command, NPA - Southern Mindanao
August 19, 2010

It is expected for Col. Domingo Tutaan, deputy commander of the 1003rd Brigade-AFP, to quickly deny that a 'pangayaw' is being waged by AFP henchman Ruben Labawan in Paquibato, Davao City. Col. Tutaan tries vainly to shield B/Gen. Eduardo del Rosario and mitigate the 1003rd Brigade-AFP's criminal complicity in the latest armed violence against civilians attributed to AFP brainchild Task Force Gantangan and 'Bagani' Forces.

A Statement on the Current Military Operations in FarSouth Mindanao: Perpetuating a Legacy of State Terror; Further Entrenching Feudal and Foreign Domination

Ka Efren
NDF-Far South Mindanao
August 18, 2010

Gloria Arroyo may no longer be in Malacaƃ±ang but the same policy of relentless state terror continue to hound the Filipino masses and especially those who dare to resist and defy the most abusive and exploitative foreign multinational companies operating in the Philippine countryside.

By continuing Oplan Bantay Laya, Aquino shows he is no different from Arroyo

Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
August 18, 2010

The National Democratic Front-Eastern Visayas today assailed the announcement of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on extending its Oplan Bantay Laya campaign until January 2011 as proving that Benigno Aquino III is no different from his predecessor. "While the world commemorates International Humanitarian Law Month today, the AFP will be continuing its campaign that has led to many killings of social activists and other civilians," said NDF-EV spokesperson Fr. Santiago Salas.

Charter change necessary for success of peace talks--CPP

Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
August 17, 2010

The Communist Party of the Philippines expressed agreement with the newly appointed head of the government peace panel in talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, that for peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the MILF to succeed, agreements should not be confined to the present reactionary constitution but may have to be incorporated in a new constitution. GRP panel chief Atty. Marvic Leonen issued the statement yesterday in a press conference with foreign journalists.

The NDF reaffirms its commitment to the MILF and the Bangsamoro struggle for genuine self-determination

Jorge "Ka Oris" Madlos
National Democratic Front of the Philippines-Mindanao
August 14, 2010

The National Democratic Front - Mindanao (NDF-Mindanao) shares with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in raising concern with regard to the capability and sincerity of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP), presently under Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, in undertaking peace negotiations as a venue to address the just demands of the Bangsamoro.