AFP violations hurting children's rights under Aquino's OBL extension--CPP

Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
September 18, 2010

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounced the Aquino regime and its Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the current spate of violations of children's rights as the AFP continues to implement Oplan Bantay Laya, which has been extended by the Aquino government up to the end of the year.

Children are fair game to 10th ID-AFP's psywar theatrics

Ka Sandawa
Zenaida Beron Command, Front 54 Operations Command, NPA-Southern Mindanao
17 September 2010

On local TV Tuesday, September 14, Lt. Col. Medel Aguilar of the 10th Infantry Division-AFP presented to the GRP's social welfare department a 17-year old so-called would-be NPA recruit claiming that the minor escaped from the people's army.

Aquino's counter-revolutionary policy in Southern Mindanao murders 3 civilians in less than a month

Rubi del Mundo
NDF - Southern Mindanao
14 September 2010

All in less than one month, three civilians -- Reynaldo Labrador and Julius Tamondes in Paquibato, Davao City, and Vicente Felisilda in Mawab, Compostela Valley Province -- were murdered by military and paramilitary forces in Southern Mindanao; belying GRP Pres. Benigno Aquino III's human rights thrust in the AFP.

CPP criticizes Aquino's proposed 2011 "counter-insurgency" budget

Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
September 15, 2010

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today sternly criticized the P1.64 trillion budget proposal of the Aquino government for 2011 calling it "a counterinsurgency budget." The CPP pointed out its "counterinsurgency" framework and priority, especially as it gives first place to beefing up the military and other state security agencies alongside debt servicing.

Letter to LSDE in response to editorial on the question of peace

Fr. Santiago Salas
NDF - Eastern Visayas
Sept. 15, 2010

Ven Labro
Editor-in-Chief
Leyte Samar Daily Express

Dear Editor:

The NDF-Eastern Visayas welcomes your editorial on the question of peace posted last Sept. 13 on the internet.

We understand those who disagree with the violence of the Catarman ambush by the New People's Army. There are differing political views, not everyone espouses revolutionary violence to change the system. Nor can everyone be convinced the NPA's recent offensive was a legitimate act of war.

Kontra-rebolusyonaryong palisiya ni Aquino sa Southern Mindanao mipatay og tulo ka sibilyan sulod sa usa ka bulan

Rubi del Mundo
NDF - Southern Mindanao
14 Setyembre 2010

Sulod sa usa ka bulan, tulo ka mga sibilyan -- Reynaldo Labrador ug Julius Tamondes sa Paquibato, Davao City, ug si Vicente Felisilda sa Mawab Compostela Valley Province -- gipang-ihaw sa mga pwersa sa militar ug paramilitar sa Southern Mindanao. Kini nga hitabo nagapanghimakak sa pagarpar ni GRP Pres. Benigno Aquino III sa kuno kaakuhan sa iyang Armed Forces of the Philippines sa human rights.

Sibilyan Namatay at 4 Nasugatan Dahil sa Atakeng Militar ng 9th IDPA sa Bula, Camarines Sur

Greg BaƱares
NDF - Bicol
13 Setyembre 2010

Dapat nang itigil ng 9th Infantry Division ang pagpapanggap na “makatao” dahil malayung malayo sa reyalidad ang kanilang sinasabi. Pinakahuling krimen ng 9th IDPA ang pagkamatay ng isang sibilyan at pagkakasugat ng apat na mag-aama sa pag-atakeng ginawa ng militar sa Sitio Culpa, Bgy. Lubgan, Bula, Camarines Sur nitong Setyembre 12, dakong alas-7 ng gabi.
Namatay ang sibilyang si Roderick Ballebar, binata, habang sugatan ang mag-aamang sina Francisco Bergado (may tama sa braso), asawang si Amelita (may tama sa kamay at paa), mga anak na dalagang sina Rose (may tama sa siko), at Margio (may tama sa likod) nang paulanan ng bala ng mga sundalo ang kanilang bahay.

Thieves, Liars, and Human rights violators: Statement of the NPA-Abra on the ongoing operations undertaken by the 41st IB

Ka Diego Wadagan
Agustin Begnalen Command
September 13, 2010

The 41st IB is at it again; living up to it's reputation of being thieves, liars and human rights violators!

As part of the Aquino Government's program of extending the much-discredited Oplan Bantay Laya 2 (OBL2), the 503rd Brigade is conducting continuous military operations in Abra and in Ilocos Sur. In Abra, the 41st IB has been conducting SOT (Special Operations Teams repackaged as Special Outreach Teams) in the municipalities of Malibcong, Lacub, Baay-Licuan, and Sallapadan for almost 3 years now.

Continuing facist repression of civilians under Aquino's OBL extension

Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
September 13, 2010

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today denounced the Aquino regime and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for 'successive gross violations of human rights of unarmed civilians by fascist state agents' in the course of military operations being carried out nationwide in the continuation of the Oplan Bantay Laya (OBL).

The NDF-Mindanao challenges the Aquino Government to heed mounting calls for the junking of the VFA

Jorge "Ka Oris" Madlos
NDF-Mindanao
13 September 2010

Following the visit of the US nuclear warships which posed greater danger for the country, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Mindanao reiterates the mounting call from various sectors to junk the US-RP Visiting Forces Agreement and challenges the Aquino government to heed it.