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NPA-NEMR seizes 4 HPRs
December 07, 2018

The New People’s Army-Northeastern Mindanao Region (NPA-NEMR) seized four high-power rifles (HPRs) (two M16s, an M14 and an R4) in an ambush it mounted against CAFGU elements in Barangay San Antonio, Remedios T. Romualdez, Agusan del Norte on November 29 at 5 a.m. Four enemy troopers were slain, including a master sergeant, while two others […]

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Profiteering through CAFGU recruitment
December 07, 2018

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is using CAFGU recruitment and personnel for profiteering. This was exposed by Ariel Montero, spokesperson of the NPA-Northeastern Mindanao Region. Montero said that there are around 100 CAFGU detachments in the region at present. On top of this are SCAA detachments which supply mercenaries to mining and plantation […]

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The Party’s glorious history in Ginamat
December 07, 2018

This article is a contribution by Party members from the Ilocos-Cordillera region to Ang Bayan’s (AB) series featuring outstanding experiences on Party branch building in various fields of revolutionary work. AB’s editors encourage all Party committees to contribute to this series by submitting their featured stories. Ginamat is a barrio in the Cordilleras which has […]

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State forces illegally arrest Casambre couple
December 07, 2018

Combined elements of the police and military illegally arrested couple Rey Claro and Corazon Casambre in Cavite, past midnight of December 6. Rey Casambre is a peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). The arrest grossly violates his rights under the GRP-NDFP Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG). To […]

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State elements arrest 18 in Talaingod
December 07, 2018

Eighteen mass leaders and activists, including former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo and ACT Teachers Party Rep. France Castro, were arrested and slapped with trumped-up charges of kidnapping and human trafficking in Tagum City last November 29. A day earlier, elements of the police, 56th IB and the Municipal Social Work and Development Office put […]

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Liwayway reinstates workers
December 07, 2018

An agreement addressing the plight of worker-members of the Liwayway Marketing Inc. Workers’ Union (LIWU-ANGLO-KMU), who have been on strike for three months, was finally signed by the union and management last November 22. The management agreed to reinstate the 40 workers who were put on floating status and indemnify the workers for the wages […]

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Groups celebrate 155th Bonifacio Day
December 07, 2018

National democratic groups, spearheaded by Kilusang Mayo Uno, mounted a protest action last November 30 to commemorate the 155th Bonifacio Day. Various progressive organizations and sectors converged at the Mendiola Arch in Manila to condemn the patent obeisance of the Duterte regime to US and China. They also demanded an immediate end to the widespread […]

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Groups condemn suppression and martial law in Mindanao
December 07, 2018

Various groups spearheaded by BAYAN-Mindanao and Barug Katungod protested in front of the Department of National Defense, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on December 4 to oppose the implementation of martial law in the island which has resulted in widespread curtailment of human rights. Meanwhile, during the National Clergy Convocation of the Iglesia Filipina Indipendiente last […]

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BTL farmers camp-out in Malaybalay
December 07, 2018

More than 100 farmers of Buffalo-Tamaraw-Limus (BTL) have been on camp-out in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon for more than a week now. The camp-out commenced on November 27 to demand to Gov. Jose Ma. Zubiri the distribution of the 517 hectares of land which they have been tilling for three decades already. The BTL chairperson declared […]

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Sumifru workers camp-out in Mendiola
December 07, 2018

More than 300 farm workers of Sumitomo Fruits Corporation (Sumifru) camped out in Mendiola, Manila last November 27. The workers trooped to Metro Manila to fight contractualization and assert their demand that the right of their union to collective bargaining be recognized. They also protested in front of the Department of Labor and Employment headquarters […]

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