Recorded statements on the issue of the four prisoners of war

Simon Santiago, Political Director, Regional Political Department
NPA Southern Mindanao (Merardo Arce Command)
August 17, 2011

For the broadcast and TV media:

Revolutionary greetings!

Attached are three connected and related recorded statements and messages from Ka Simon Santiago, the director of the Regional Political Department (RPD) of the Merardo Arce Command of the New People's Army in Southern Mindanao.

The statements are about four prisoners of war: two soldiers who are intelligence operatives of the 75th IB-Intelligence Section whose status will be determined after the results of an investigation on them that is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Geneva Conventions on Espionage; and Mayor Henry Dano who is currently facing legal-judicial investigative processeses regarding complaints filed on his establishment and maintenance of a private armed group in Lingig, Surigao del Sur.



We hope this can be broadcast and included in your newscast.

Thank you very much.

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Recorded nga pamahayag kabahin kini sa hisgotanan sa 4 ka bihag-sa-gubat

Para sa Brodkast ug TV media:

Rebolusyonaryong Pagbati!

Ania ang 3 ka magkasumpay ug makalambigit nga recorded nga pamahayag ug mensahe ni Ka Simon Santiago, ang direktor sa Regional Political Department (RPD) sa Merardo Arce Command sa New People’s Army sa Southern Mindanao.

Kabahin kini sa hisgotanan sa 4 ka bihag-sa-gubat; sa 2 ka sundalong operatiba sa paniktik sa 75th IB-Intelligence Section kansang istatus pagailhon pa subay sa mahimong resulta sa imbestigasyon kanila subay sa probisyon sa Geneva Conventions kalabot sa Pagpan-espiya; ug kay Mayor Henry Dano nga kasamtangang naga-atubang sa legal-hudisyal nga mga proseso sa imbestigasyon kalabot sa mga gipasaka nga sumbong sa pagtukod ug pagmentina niya og pribadong armadong grupo didto sa Lingig, Surigao del Sur.



Hinaot nga ma-brodkast ug ma-newscast ninyo kini.

Daghang Salamat.