January 12, 2011
For reference to the Media and the whole public, we are issuing this partial list of AFP ceasefire violations in Mindanao for the period covering December 16, 2010 to January 3, 2011:
In Northeastern Mindanao Region
1. December 16, 2011, during the ceasefire period up to this writing, AFP troops conducted Community Organizing for Peace and Development (COPD or CMO) in Surigao del Norte.
a. Barrios of Malimono: Brgys Tinago, Bunyasan, Hanagdong, Cansayon, Masgad, and Cantapoy
b. Barrios of Surigao City: Brgys Silop, Mapawa, Trinidad, Mabwa, Mat-I and Anomar
c. Brgy. Ima of Sison
2. November 18 - December 27, 2010, prolonged military operations until the Ceasefire Period in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur. Barrios covered: San Agustin and Sitio Mabog, San Agustin, Sitio Km41 in San Roque.
3. December 23-25, 2010. Random checkpoints in the municipalities of Lianga, San Agustin and Marihatag in Surigao del Sur. This military checkpoint aimed to discover the venue of the 42nd Anniversary celebration of the CPP in Mindanao.
4. December 26, 2010. Checkpoints at the entrances of the venue of the CCP 42nd Anniversary celebration aimed to stop the people from attending the celebration.
In North Central Mindanao Region
5. December 17, police operatives arrested NDF-North Central Mindanao officer Pedro Codaste and his companions at a checkpoint in Bayugan, Agusan del Sur.
6. December 17, one platoon of the 58th IB conducted combat patrol at the hinterland barangays of Sangay and Ginabsan all of Buenavista, Agusan del Norte.
7. December 17 -26, one squad from the 8th IB, conducted COPD in the hinterlands of Brgy. Sayawan, Municipality of Impasugong, Bukidnon.
8. December 17 - 27, 23rd IB - CAA detachment conducted checkpoint and searched all passersby at the hinterland barangay of Gilang-gilang, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.
9. December 17-31, four platoons of the 8th IB conducted combat patrol at the hinterland barangay of Matupi, San Fernando, Bukidnon.
In Southern Mindanao Region
10. January 2, 2011, Edwin Brigano, 53 years old, was arrested around 3 a.m. of Saturday. Brigano was undergoing medical treatment for a serious respiratory illness and hepatitis.
In Far Southern Mindanao Region
11. December 18, 2010, a squad from the 73rd IB troopers conducted military operations in the hinterland Brgy. Upper Suyan, Malapatan, Sarangani Province. They entered sitio Dungan Bahay, Brgy. Upper Suyan and ransacked the house of a lumad named Sumil. The soldiers interrogated Sumil and at gunpoint forced him to pinpoint where "Kumander Boyax" was, to which Sumil denied having any knowledge of his whereabouts. The military then confiscated his bolo and threatened to hack him.
12. December 18, 2010, the Alpha Company of the 27th IB and Cafgu elements conducted military patrol in several barrios of Columbio, Sultan Kudarat specifically in Sitio Dam, Brgy. Maligaya. On December 23 they entered Brgy. Sinapulan and reportedly harassed the residents, many of whom oppose the mining operations of Xstrata-SMI.
13. December 23-27, 2010, the Bravo Company of the 68th IB under 1Lt. Cebreon and some Cafgu elements conducted foot patrol in Barangays Batang, Baynosa and in Lanao, Sitio Lambusong, Brgy. Bacong all of Tulunan town, North Cotabato. They also entered Barangays Bella Flores, Malabuan and Guangan, all in Makilala town, North Cotabato. On the evening of December 23 they were seen by several residents in ambush position in Brgy. Baynosa, near the Stanfilco-Dole banana plantation. Later they moved to the hinterland sitios of Brgy. Bacong, Tulunan, North Cotabato.
14. December 30, 2010, about 3 pm until the early morning of December 31, a platoon of 39th IB contingents and Cafgus in full battle gear positioned themselves in Brgy. Macol and Brgy. Sanghay, Malita, Davao del Sur. Their presence was noted by a number of residents who were afraid of what they called "a possible military operation" that could disrupt their New Year's celebration.
Western Mindanao Region – still no reports
Released by the office of the Spokesperson of the NDFP-Mindanao
January 11, 2011