NPA did not violate CARHRIHL in using landmine in Cagayan ambush

Salvador del Pueblo
Fortunato Camus Command - NPA-Cagayan Valley
Janjuary 28, 2011

AFP officers again show absurd ignorance of international laws and protocols of war by incessantly harping on the NPA’s alleged violations of the use of landmines after the Danilo Ben Command-NPA ambushed PNP officers on January 23, 2011 in Rizal, Cagayan.

Killed in the ambush were Inspector Antonino Rueco, police chief of Rizal town; SPO2 Maryann Rueco, PO1 Erminio Rueco, PO2 Jose Baquiran and PO1 Joven Jimenez. Wounded was SPO4 Edison Lagua.

Revolutionary youth group Kabataang Makabayan condemns bus attack, warns intensified US military intervention in the country

CPP Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
January 28, 2011

The Kabataang Makabayan (KM), the Filipino revolutionary youth group expresses its strongest condemnation of the bus blast in Manila this week that killed five and injured 16 passengers and called it "a senseless act of violence".

"We condemn this attack at the same time that we call on the Filipino people to be vigilant on any unnecessary measure the Aquino government will impose upon the people which will further curtail basic liberties, intensify military and intervention from the United States."

The 42nd anniversary celebration of the CPP in Mindanao was a success; media people's role in standing on the side of the people deeply appreciated

The 42nd anniversary celebration of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in Mindanao, held at Brgy. Pong-on, San Agustin, Surigao del Sur on 26 December 2010 and sponsored by the North Eastern Mindanao Region (NEMR), was an unprecedented success. It was an event that required meticulous planning, tremendous mobilization, and sharp tactical cunning.

CPP condemns EDSA bus bombing

CPP Information Bureau
January 27, 2011

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today issued the following statement:

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns in the strongest terms possible the bombing last Tuesday of a passenger bus along EDSA in Makati City. This most despicable act of violence resulted in the death of at least five ordinary working class people and injuries to at least 15 others.

CPP dares AFP to file case before JMC and international bodies over land mine use

Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
January 26, 2011

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today dared the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to walk its talk and file a case before the Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) over its complaints about what it claims to be the illegal use of land mines by the New People's Army (NPA).

Attain peace based on justice and progress

Editorial, Ang Bayan
21 January 2011
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The preliminary talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) on January 14-18 in Oslo, Norway bore fruit as the two panels agreed to proceed to the formal talks on February 15-21 and implement a concurrent ceasefire.

The talks had been suspended for the past six years due to the Arroyo regime's collusion with the US to include the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), New People's Army (NPA) and NDFP chief political consultant Jose Ma. Sison in the US' terrorist listing. The regime also persistently violated past agreements and relentlessly waged counterrevolutionary war, sowed terror and perpetrated human rights violations. It likewise showed no interest in resolving the political, socio-economic and other roots of the civil war raging in the country.

Cagayan mayor and 17th IB harass peasants to sign mining endorsement

CPP Information Bureau
January 24, 2011

Gonzaga mayor Carlito Pentecostes Jr has forced barangay officials of Barangay Calayan, Cagayan to sign an endorsement to the provincial government for the continued operations of imperialist magnetite mining in the said town.

Four police dead in NPA Cagayan ambush

CPP Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
January 24, 2011

Operating troops of the Philippine National Police were ambushed by the New People's Army-Danilo Ben Command yesterday, January 23, at 2:00 pm in Barangay Illuro Sur, Rizal, Cagayan. Four police were killed and one was wounded.