Palace: NDF ‘killed’ talks

Prospects for peace with Reds dimming

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Secretary Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Prospects are dimming, if not altogether lost, for a peaceful end under the Aquino administration to the longest-running and lone Maoist insurgency in Asia.

Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said on Wednesday that even the so-called “special track” proposed by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) to salvage its peace talks with the government did not even progress.

Lacierda used the word “killed,” hinting that this could be the end of the road for peace talks with the communist movement led by exiled CPP founder Jose Maria Sison.

The special track was widely expected to jumpstart the stalled talks since it would require the communist leadership to give up preconditions for talks to resume. However, the NDF later backtracked and demanded in February the release of detained communist rebels before the negotiations could resume.

In a phone-patch interview with reporters, Lacierda quoted a statement from peace process adviser Teresita Deles on the lack of progress in the talks following consultations in Manila with Norwegian special envoy Ture Lundh who is brokering the negotiations.

“In our discussion with our Norwegian facilitator last month, when he was here, we mutually established that the NDF killed the special track that they had themselves proposed,” said Deles in her statement. Deles said the Aquino administration had closed the door on negotiations under the “regular track.”

“We are not going back to the regular track which is going nowhere,” said Deles.

“We are always ready to resume talks under a new approach which will offer a better chance of bringing us to the peace our people desire and deserve. We are currently undertaking discussions towards this new approach,” said Deles, but did not elaborate.

NDF informed

The new approach may refer to pursuing localized peace talks with the rebels.

Lacierda denied claims by Luis Jalandoni, head of the communist peace panel, that the NDF had not been informed of the government’s decision to formally stop the negotiations.

“That’s not true,” said Lacierda, explaining that the communist rebels based in The Netherlands “knew that nothing came out of the regular track … because they have so many preconditions.”

Lacierda said that the NDF had been demanding the release of detained rebels, but the problem was the diskette containing the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (Jasig) list had been “corrupted.”

“That’s the problem with the regular track. In the special track, they all know what happened to it. So what we can say is that it’s not true that Mr. Jalandoni has not been notified—they know. They have been informed. It’s impossible for them not to know about it because they discussed this (with the government panel),” he said.

The government is not giving in to the NDF demand for the release of its captured commanders, Lacierda said.

Intensified operations

Gen. Emmanuel Bautista, chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, has ordered intensified operations against NPA guerrillas extorting money from politicians campaigning in rebel-controlled areas, Lacierda said.

“We will not cease our efforts to curb these activities. It happened in Bulacan, (where) we apprehended (rebels). We will intensify these efforts particularly in the last two weeks (before the elections),” said Lacierda.

Asked if the government’s decision to halt the talks would be announced soon, he said:

“We are just awaiting the statement that will come from Secretary Deles because she is talking of a new approach. Whatever is that new approach, let’s just wait for its announcement. Again, we are committed to resolving all internal conflicts, armed conflicts, peacefully.”

Told that government chief negotiator Alex Padilla had given up hope that the communist problem would be solved within the Aquino presidency, Lacierda said: “When we speak of formal talks, you’re referring to the regular track. If they keep on insisting on preconditions like the release of those under the Jasig list… there is no way forward there.”

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  • AntiAko

    After all these years, has the military ever figured out a way to stamp out these rebels? I believe that in the past the movement succeeded because of the sympathy of the people but now things have changed and people do not anymore want communism.

    With improved communications, i hope the people will help the military with information to identify and track these people so that once and for all we can rid our country of this pain in the neck. This movement has only caused untold misery to the people. It is time for it to be wiped out.

  • http://www.comcast.net Amador Amor

    Jose Maria Sison was captured during the time of Marcos. When Cory took over, the jailed communist leader was released to the custody of Atty. Juan T. David with the promise that Sidon would return to the Phil. after undergoing medical exams abroad. Sidon never returned and stayed in the Netherlands permanently where he continues to act as Supreme Commander of the CPP-NPA. The govt. should crush the NPA for they are not revolutionary fighters but plain bandits and terrorists who prey on hapless Filipinos who cannot defend themselves.

  • MANGLUCIO

    OF COURSE NDF HAVE TO KILL THE PEACE TALK OTHERWISE JOMA WON’T HAVE ANYMORE CASH COMING IN TO SUPPORT HIS STAY IN THE NETHERLANDS HENCE, HE HAS TO GO BACK TO THE PHILIPPINES AND FACE THE MUSIC.

  • rolandtr

    The rule should be simple: if you are a communist ideologue and you are engaged in an OPEN activist debate and an OPEN activist promotions of your advocacies against government your rights to your belief should be protected and respected. But the moment you turn to covert activism through ARMED STRUGGLE either as an armed cadre or as support of the same covert ARMED STRUGGLE government must arrest you and put you to jail. If you fight then your death in the hands of the police or the Armed Forces of the Philippines is a legal act of the State! It is that simple! Communism is on its strategic slide to irrelevance.

  • etomacq

    I dare the this gov’t to launch an all out attack on all the areas controlled by the NPA.
    Stop talking Malacanang.. action!

    • frudo

      agreed

      • etomacq

        peacetalk would only give those NPA a chance to negotiate and ask for demands just like what happend to the MNLF and MILF.

  • jorgii0550

    NPA is a complete joke……..unfortunately the only one that is laughing is that snake Joma Sison.

    – Joma wants hes followers to continue the fight and sacrifice their lives for their cause……. he gives this orders while having a safe and comfortable life in Utrecht, Netherlands.

    – He advocates Maoist type of Communist Government for the Philippines and yet instead of going exile to China he choose Netherlands a Democratic country hes supposed to hate and has no problem whatsoever accepting welfare benefits from a Capitalist Government hes supposed to despise.

    • arroyoerapmarcoskurap

      you look hot!

    • tagasugod

      TUMPAK, bro.

  • g g

    Hey commies! Why is Joma Sison not living in Stalinist states like North Korea and Cuba?????

    • frudo

      kasi sa korea at cuba magtratrabaho sya dun eh sa netherland, talap buhay nya, diba?

    • Almighty Creator

      tangan naman nito di nagbabasa, kasi nung kinansela ng gobyerno ng pilipinas ang passport ni joma nasa netherlands siya para magsalita sa isang forum. ngayon wala siyang travel documents kaya di siya makaalis ng netherlands. minsan research research din. wag gawing libangan ang katangahan.

      • Almighty Creator

        in fact wala siyang nationality kaya siya nag file ng political assylum sa Utrecht.

  • Albert Einstien

    cpp…communist party in the palace….lol

  • speaksoftlylove

    To PDI:

    Why is it that you did not carry, as one of your banner stories, the expose as regards Loren Legarda’s 700 thousand dollar or roughly 38 million pesos condominium in plush Manhattan, New York USA? She acquired her condominium is USA in 2006 but she declared it only in 2011 asside from undervaluing it. Maybe because she was afraid o0f what happended to CJ Corona which in fact she also voted to impeach knowing fuilly well that her own acts – not declaring her condo in her SALn from 2006 to 2010 – is more heinous;.

    You have the duty to inform the piublic moreso, when this charlatan projects that she is incorruptible contray to the truth.

    To Legarda: Wher3e did you get the money to buy such very expensive property in plush Manhattan, New York?

    • bongarroyo

      sa presinto ka magsama ng reklamo…

      walang makikinig sa iyo dito..

      • speaksoftlylove

        “Walang makikinig?” Numero uno ka nga sa masigasig na tagasubaybay ko. Hayan o, himod ka ng himod sa likod ko. Sepsep pa dogyot, libre yan.

  • jorgii0550

    The only way we can eliminate NPA is for Human rights to back off and let the military do their job.

    From February to August 2005, in just 6 months Gen J. Palparan has been credited with reducing the rebel presence in Samar by 80 percent, he could have eliminated the rebel presence completely if not for the cases filed by the Philippines Human rights commission against him that lead to his temporary suspension.

    • superpilipinas

      he-he-he. incompetent people would not sort the good and the bad. they will just elliminate all. no concern for due process.

      one day, when you yourself are wrongly accused and not given the chance to be heard and defend yourself, that’s the day when you will realize.

      immature people need to learn things the hard way.

      • cato_the_younger

        I do not agree with you super on most topics but this time around, you are correct – as in SUPERcorrect.

    • sagbotgamot

      What you are suggesting is we go back to stone-age. where the rule of the gun is supreme. tsk tsk tsk

      I wonder where you got your statistics. link please. as far as i know, Palparan only succeeded in killing farmers and a pastor.

  • lostRunes

    So sino ang nasa tama? Si Palparan ba o yung mga komunista? ang mga sundalo ba natin o yung mga nahuling NPA?

    What can you expect from this government? Noynoy gave P5 million to his fellow Malaysian loving MILF while they boasted how they killed these brave soldiers “on their territory”. Of course Noynoy defended the MILF. He loves Malaysia so much they had peace talks there while Malaysian soldiers butchered Filipinos in Sabah.

    And the government is still exerting effort to punish and capture our soldiers rather than face the reality. The Communists and Islamic extremists will always be our enemy.

  • jorgii0550

    Gen. Palparan risk his life fighting our countries enemy is now a wanted criminal……..unfortunately that is his reward for serving hes country .

    • cato_the_younger

      If any Palparan prostituted the judicial system of the country. You cannot just kill anyone and act as judge, jury and executioner. How could you be sure that all of those killed are really rebels? How would you feel if some self-styled vigilante whould just kidnap, torture and kill you for just mere suspicion of some crime?

      • jorgii0550

        Have you actually live in an area where the NPA operates? or as usual your knowledge is only based on the news that you read?

        FYI even ordinary farmers hates the NPA because they are forced to pay the so called “revolutionary tax”. NPA also destroys businesses that is a source of employment for the locals. It is the local population themselves who give information to the military to catch this NPA members and supporters. Its SOP for an NPA member to pretend to be a civilian once they are caught and the have connections to the human rights where they have bribed some officials.

        Go to the provinces of Samar and you will know Gen Palparan is considered a hero in that province.

        NPA members – they are the foot soldiers who do the actual fighting
        NPA supporters – this are the civilians who provides food and arms to the NPA, they provide information, recruiters, they collect the revolutionary taxes, messenger etc.

        Civilian NPA supporters are just as vital or even more important to those who actually do the fighting. Our military by law can’t touch them since they actually don’t fight using guns. And its next to impossible to present evidence about their involvement with the NPA.

      • cato_the_younger

        There are actually a lot of NPAs in our province. I also have family members on the opposing sides of the fence (I have cousins who joined the NPA at some point in their lives and while some my dad’s cousins were former generals in the armed forces).

        I recognize the mayhem that the NPAs do and they should be prosecuted for such. However, it should be done using due process – that’s why we have courts. I know you probably want any one suspected of having communist links to just get tortured and executed right away, but what if they are not rebels at all? Also, not all people who have left of center beliefs necessarily subscribed to armed rebellion. If history had shown any lessons, human rights abuses only lead to more rebellion as what happened in South America.

      • jorgii0550

        You are just generalizing, its obvious you actually don’t have a clue how ordinary civilian lives in a place where NPA operates. The civilian NPA supporters are well known since they collect revolutionary taxes and recruit people to become NPA members.

        If you really live as a local in an area where NPA operates you will know that the military gets their information from the locals, most of the information are voluntarily given however the farmers will request not to reveal their identities for fear for their lives.

        This NPA civilian supporters operates openly the problem is its hard to prove they are violating any law since they never carry a gun or fight, so if you will bring them to court the case against them is weak and the farmers or locals can’t testify against them since they and their family will be killed by the NPA. During all this time NPA propaganda machine together with the human rights official that they bribe will cry to the press how the military is violating human rights.

        In Samar ordinary farmers just pointed out to Palparan who this NPA supporters are and he just make them disappear.

      • marienkind

        As somebody who lives in a place where the NPA thrives, @google-22e4e1fe757fa8297cd932e3cea749e6:disqus speaks the truth.

      • sagbotgamot

        i do not know what kind of NPA you have out there. in my province, the NPA is the image of the real situation of the people. and various military units respect this fact. that’s is why they co-exist. if the likes of Palparan comes here…. he will disappear. Actually, he did… when he tried to run for senator with a certain Alcover. Davaowenyos gave Palparan the lowest votes.

      • sagbotgamot

        If general palparan is a hero in some province, i am really very sorry for that province. In davao dity, palparan’s name is synonymous to the devil.

    • superpilipinas

      you would probably praise palparan more if you knew the 2 UP students who were abducted and raped.

      • Guest

        There’s always collateral damage in any war, its unavoidable.

      • jorgii0550

        I hope you realize that the communist are sometimes successful in recruiting NPA supporters in UP…..and what happened to those UP students was sensationalize by the communist propaganda machine to discredit the military.

      • marienkind

        Ever asked yourself what soembody with a physical ed course was doing in the outskirts of bulacan?

    • sagbotgamot

      Palparan is not figting for the country. He is fighting for the interest of the powers-that-be that helps this country among the poorest in the world. His being “wanted” is temporary. it is just that this current government has other political agenda that makes Palparan a sore in the eye. Don’t worry the butcher…actually, an effective “recruiter” for the NPA, will be back soon. The next regime will be “butcher” friendly government.

  • mabyrik

    The peace talk is dead even before it started. The reason is obvious. The commies do not want progress, peace and stability. All they want is to grab power by using the barrels of the guns, intimidation, treachery even if this country falls apart.

    Why are they victimizing the poor whom they are supposed to protect?

    Why are they eliminating the “kapitalistas” who are giving jobs to the poor they are supposed to protect?

    Why are they so paranoid about the reforms that are needed to make democracy works?

    If destroying the country’s inner core is their alternative without presenting a more doable solutions other than by insisting on a failed ideology, then, they are mistaken. The whole world knows that communism is a big failure. Russia, China and Red Europe have learned bitterly, and yet these local communists don’t.

    The Filipino people are now aghast at how these communists are imposing their despotic and terroristic will and have already considered them redundant but the commies are in denial. So many commies (Satur, etc) have tried entering the front door via senate and yes, they were routed very convincingly. Casino will not be different. That’s an indication that commies in the Philippines are not welcome by the people and are hated more than the corrupt.

    It’s time to haul these commies into the dark side of the world. It must start by chopping the head of Renato Reyes and bring it at Payatas landfill to serve as fodder for rats. Then Reyes existence will be more meaningful.

  • Wadav

    One of the deadliest group of terrorists the Tamil Tigers was crushed by the Sri Lankan military because they didn’t talk! They just went to war and never stopped! Ayon tapos ang kalaban nila! Yan dapat gawin sa atin. Tama Na yang PEACE TALK Na yan.

  • superpilipinas

    i voted for Aquino but now he is again swallowing his campaign promises in 2010….an end to NPA insurgency.

    oh well, the others then were not any better.

    but I hope a much better leader will come out in 2016.
    definitely not from Team PNoy or UNA, or NP, etc which are full of trapos, political dynasties, and incompetents, and who HAVE NOT AND THEREFORE WILL NOT be able to help the Philippines.

    vote for fresh candidates and new parties.

  • zdrx

    i don’t know why the government…even harbored the idea of talking to this terrorist… when the situation requires: KILL…..DESTROY……ANNIHILATE.

    • $8866117

      yes, just kill these Luis jalandoni, joma and all the ndf, npa leaders, cut the head, that will do the trick. send our special gov’t agent to the nethetherland and kill these sonamabitches

      • sagbotgamot

        Congratulations! you got it. actually this has been their operational plan since 1969. many NPAs have already died. some died of natural death they wished they died fighting. like the tree by the river, they are still standing and fightting in 2013. probably your wish will be granted in 2014. who knows…

    • $22369910

      this. peace isn’t a matter of convenience- everytime our soldiers/marines are nearby, “wait! timeout- peace talks!” they’ve been doing this for several decades already and we’re going in circles. in the meantime, they discourage investment in our rural areas with their terrorist attacks while holding our fellow citizens hostage with fear and ridiculous demands such as their revolutionary tax.

      let’s get serious about this and end this once and for all. 1 week- go back and join society or we’ll hunt you all down. the one thing that the wristband did right in his presidency was his total war against the abus and these people- let’s do that again.

    • superpilipinas

      all have tried and failed…..even Palparan et al….had to resort to killing students and he didn’t fare any better.

      the only way to defeat them is to remove their excuses which they use as reasons for their existence…and that is…failure to address poverty.

      but with the Aquino government, the boasted and overhyped economic progress and “tuwid na daan” has not trickled down to the poor for the last 3 years.

      NO to TEAM PNOY and UNA and LP, NP, etc…..Full of TraPos and Political Dynasties and incompetent officials which cause poverty and hopelessness driving people to support the NPA or resort to crime.

  • jorgii0550

    Gen Palparan knows the civilian supporters of the NPA are the actual heart and soul of that organization and not their foot soldiers. The problem is its hard to prove that they break any laws since they don’t carry arms and actually fight.

    However this civilian supporters do a lot of things. They provides food and arms to the NPA, information, recruits more members, collect the revolutionary taxes, spread their communist propaganda, etc…..

    Gen Palparan was successful in eliminating NPA in Samar because he went directly to the civilian supporters (students, teachers, etc)……if the military catch or kill them they cry “human rights” but if its the military who are killed its “all right” and most ignorant people whose knowledge about the situation are only based on what they heard from the news always sided with them.

    • tagasugod

      Kung meron mang silang civilian support ito’y dahil may nakatutok silang baril sa mga tao. Kawawa ang mga sibilyan. Naagawan pa ng kakarampot na kita at pagkai dahil sa NPA

    • sagbotgamot

      Gen. Palparan was successful in killing some civilian sympathizers in Samar. He was really good in eliminating unarmed civilians. But he is nothing to the battle-tested NPA guerillas. The NPA in Samar is intact.

      • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        Some were eliminated, some where not. They were turned, and extraction was to make it look like they were ‘taken.’

      • jorgii0550

        When Palparan eliminated the civilian sympathizers lots of NPA surrenders due to demoralization…..in only 6 months the NPA strength in Samar was reduced by more than 80%.

  • richard butac

    greed = corrupt and mismanaged government = disgruntled populace= rebellion..part of the balance in nature in my beloved philippines..

    • marienkind

      A bunch of lazy jobless tools who take to the mountains to become bandits without the support of the populace isn’t rebellion. It’s just criminality under the guise of ideology.

  • calixto909

    Peace and prosperity had been sacrificed by the presence of rebellion and mankind knew of it. The only road available to recover and achieved a better Philippines to shower the gifts of abundance to the Filipino People is to exterminate these pest of society. Peace talks isn’t and will never be a solution to this war against the CPP/NDF-NPA because to topple down our government is their ultimate quest not unlike the MILF/MNLF whose main task is racial acceptance/identity. Aquino this early declare an all out war against them for if not more harm shall be done to the country and the people. These communist supporters should as one proactive move be deported to other communist countries where they can live and cherish their treasured ideology. Just look at them marching and waving the flags of their icons with delight. What a shame, these people shouldn’t call themselves Filipinos for they lost their patriotic identity when they embraced the communist ideology. These communist loving people should be ostracized.

    • mongrel84

      MILF, MNLF AND ABU SAYAF ARE ALSO A PEST IN THE SOCIETY THAT SHOULD BE ELIMINATED WITHOUT THESE PEOPLE MINDANAO WILL BE PEACEFUL…..AND THEY SHOULD NEVER BE TRUSTED EVER!!! TOTAL ANNIHILATION INCLUDING THE COMMUNIST GROUP IS THE SOLUTION TO ATTAIN PEACE

      • $8866117

        magagalit si abnoy, binigyan niya ng 5M ang mga ito

      • sagbotgamot

        Yeah! I agree…better still, return mindanao to the bangsamoro/bangsa suluk people. An independent Mindanao and Sabah.

  • watsupdoc

    If Joma and Luis Jalandoni really will die for the communist cause why don’t they live in North Korea for a year, after which go to Plaza Miranda and convince people to migrate to that communist Never-Never Land? And bring along the NDF/CCP die hards with them to be soldiers of Kim Jung-Un, their Dear Leader. Air plane fares I am sure will gladly be paid by companies who are being extorted “revolutionary taxes”.

    • sagbotgamot

      Problem is the Netherlands accepted them and they have many relatives in Europe just like most filipinos. In North Korea, they will only be suspected as CIA agent pretending to be communist.

  • jorgii0550

    UP needs to be watched ……. they have teachers there that is on a lookout for gullible students that they can be brainwash and then recruited for the NPA.

    The continuous batch of fresh NPA recruits from UP is the only reason why that Maoist organization still exist, NPA are already very unpopular even to the poor.

    • sagbotgamot

      don’t worry, UP also has the best military intelligence deployed in every classroon

  • tagasugod

    Media can help in ending the insurgency problem. Do not interview their leaders or give in to their requests to be interviewed because in doing so the media is helping in their propaganda. Temporarily forget the “balanced reporting aspect”. Kada may gulo, interview rito, interview doon kaya nakakapgkalat sila ng kasinungalingan. At saka kailangan di ng Gobyerno ng propaganda para labanan ang NPA. Kulang tayo dito. Sabihin natin ang katotohanan sa bayan na tayo ay dinadaya lang nila.

    • jorgii0550

      Some media and human rights officials received bribes from the NPA.

    • sagbotgamot

      Wrong! the government needs them in the media so as to get information and analysis of their enemy. A silent NPA is very dangerous. they work pretty good in the night when everyone is enjoying dancing, drinking beer and worshipping.

  • $20926843

    Again, this insurgency problem could had been solved if not for the GAGA action of the cursed accidental president cory aquino who after the 1987 EDSA Revolution perfunctorily freed from imprisonment Joma Sison in a propaganda move to appease the militant left group allied to her cause and to enhance her popularity. The nation is now under the grip of the MADONNA Complex political disease brought about by the successive with interregnum aquino mother and child presidency which brought intractable problems to this country. And unless this political curse and malaise is exorcised, this country will never move on and progress.

  • James Bernard Echano Relativo

    Ahm, correction. The Philippines does not host the lone maoist revolution ( I refuse to call it insurgency). |

    There is India (where 1/3 of the country is under the Red Corridor, influence of the Naxalites-Maoist Communist Party of India). There is the ever growing Maoist movement of Nepal which has now grown to be the major political force in the country. There are also a growing movements in Indonesia, Germany, Norway, etc.

    Really, this is just downplaying the role of the revolution in the world.

  • James Bernard Echano Relativo

    Sasabihin pa na “corrupted” ang diskette na ginamit para sa listahn ng Jasig?

    Nako, nagdadahilan lang ang gubyerno para manghuli sila ng legitimate NDFP-Peace Negotiators! Kaya nga sila dapat immune kasi sila yung sumasabak sa usaping pangkapayapaan! Tapos sasabihin nila ang NDFP ang pumapatay sa usaping pangkapayapaan?

    Sinong unang lumalabag sa mga cease-fire agreements kapag pasko? Sinong hindi sumusunod sa Geneva Convention at CAHRHIL? Hindi ba ang AFP?

    • MULEN

      Utoy, lumabas ka nga sa kuarto mo at tigilan mo yang pagpantasya mo kay Joma at Kim Jong Un. Nanglalanta na tuloy yang kamay mo sa kasalsal, “tang ina mo!

  • neilabarca

    Kung paiiralin ang pangingibabaw ng baril at armas sa peace talks sa pagitan ng GPH at CPP-NPA, WALA talagang kahihinatnan.

    Walang dudang kahalintulad din ito ng NEGOTIATION sa pagitan ng South Korea kay KIM JON-UN ng DINASTIYANG Kumunistang North Korea, na habang nasa tigil putukan, nagsasagawa ito ng NUCLEAR missile TESTING, PASAWAY at tinatakot ang buong mundo.

  • MULEN

    We Filipino people can make a difference in this election: a resounding no to Teddy Casiño and the party list fronts of the CPP/NPA/NDF!!!

    • Fulpol

      i will vote Teddy Casino… he confessed he is not a member of the CPP/NPA/NDF..

  • Almighty Creator

    kasi ang gobyerno wala naman talagang seryosong plano para lutasin ang armed conflict. kahit ubusin mo lahat ng NPA ngayon bukas meron ulit insurgency. hanggang may pagsasamantala at pangaabuso may magaaklas. mahirap sa gobyerno puro PR. parang isang malaking PR firm lang Malakanyang. ilang president na ang nagdaan nandiyan pa rin sila. iba-iba na nga ang oplan ang ginawa. binubuhusan ng bilyong bilyong pera ang AFP pero umubra ba sila.

  • Rosa Salabia

    Why do you continue to call them “communists” when the great majority of these people have NOT read, much less understand, anything about Marx and Engels?

    Why do you call them “rebels” when they are nothing but extortionists and bandits preying on people in remote areas?

    It’s the 21st century, use your intellect and not the mind frame of the 1970s.

    • B3ntong

      OK, we will now call them “Ignorant communists party of extortionist bandits in the Philippines”.

    • Fulpol

      you Pilipinos are college graduate.. but your intelligence is much much lower than expected..

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • http://inquirer.net unokritiko

    The only way to annihilate or destroy this group of criminals or any armed group without much casuality to the armed forces is to apply the new technology in warfare.
    that is surveillance from the top before sending the troops to catch them. this is much cheaper than buying airplanes.
    the problem is that this people from the govt are intutil!!! only knows how to blah blah.
    maybe because they are all lawyers no technology in their brains but technicality they are superb in applying it logically.!!!

    • Fulpol

      technology is nonsense.. first, you need to know your real enemies.. how could you do that??

      you can’t because everyone can easily change their hearts and minds..

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • Guest

    pagalitan ka ni cory at nionoy..ka allado sila …

  • mangweweteng 1979

    sana lang talaga magkatotoo or matuloy yang sinasabi ni Lacierda na “special track” at sana din hindi agad mag give in ang pamahalaan sa pagpapalaya sa mga lider ng mga kriminal na NPA na yan….Dahil kung papayag sila, mababalewala na naman ang mga pinaghirapan ng mga sundalo na nagbuwis pa ng buhay upang madakip ang mga lider ng mga extortionist na yan!

  • virgoyap

    It seems that Joe ma Sison is the problem due to his close-minded Talibanic mentality.

    • Fulpol

      at par to Marcos level of intelligence is Joma Sison… the great Ilocano revolutionary.. LOL

      next to BS Aquino-Makapili III dumbness is baklang Lacierda..

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • Oliver82

    Kill ‘em all if they dont follow the Law of the State. Dadamipa ang mga yan. We have enough poblems already and they prove to be hardheaded. Cut the head and the tail will just follow.

  • carlorocci

    Obliterate those who blocked the path of peace.

    • Fulpol

      like US and Malaysia..

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

      let me guess: i’m your doggy aw aw aw

      • carlorocci

        Hahahaha. Yes Fulpol you are my dog and you are the lowest breed of them all.

  • TreadLikely

    Time to show your competence AFP.

    Wipe out those communists scum. Isama nyo narin si Casino

    • Fulpol

      Gen Palparan is very competent.. but he had a warrant of arrest by violating human rights..

      so, will you tell that to marines.. wipe them, but you are hunting down the brave soldier who tried to annihilate them.. wtf..

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • jorgii0550

    The dumbest move Cory Aquino has made :

    – closing the Bataan nuclear plant (main reason why our electricity is the most expensive in Asia today)

    – freeing Joma Sison (main reason why NPA is still alive and kicking)

    and yes I’m actually a Pnoy supporter

    • Fulpol

      I thought it was the Cory 1987 COnstitution… and by allowing Imelda Marcos to return in the Philippines and run for Presidency..

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • John Sulayman

    Wipe these Communists off our lands. They’re traitors to the Filipino people when they start killing our own brothers for their own personal gains.

    • Fulpol

      traitors??

      how come they betrayed you??

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

      • gabrail

        the nation u LOL

  • Maximumaries

    These people are not Communist Rebels as claimed by them but marely are Kidnappers, extortionist, killers, etc. and therefore negotiation with the government is not acceptable but instead have to be removed thru annihation from the face of the earth!!!Kill them all kasi sila ang mga salot sa Lipunan including NDF!!!Have they made life better on the countryside inspite of more than 4 decades of struggle with the Government forces???Nothing!!!!

    • Fulpol

      only a type of kidnapper, killer, extortionist that pay for indemnification to their “unintended victims”…

      I wonder if the family of BS Aquino-Makapili III had paid the lives lost in hacienda luisita massacre…

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • Mang Teban

    The first biggest mistake that the Philippine government made in relation to this messy “end to hostilities” with the NDF was the release of JoMa Sison by then Pres. Cory Aquino of which then DND Sec. Juan Ponce-Enrile objected to the decision of the president in the spirit of “reconciliation” – the buzzword in 1986.

    Now the buzzword in 2013 is “Told you so”. JoMa Sison thinks that he can pull another fast one by asking for the release of imprisoned NPA commanders. It is complete nonsense…a suicide for the president to repeat the same mistake of his mother.

    • Fulpol

      Cory also allowed the return of the “comeback” of Danding Cojuangco and Imelda Marcos.. worst, she allowed them to run for Presidency..

      so fair di ba???

      wtf…

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

      • ESCAPEfmALCATRAZ

        BADING KA NO?

      • Mang Teban

        You are right, Fulpol…Reconciliation must be preceded by contrition. I don’t recall Danding and Meldy publicly declaring that they were sorry for what they did to our country…until now, they are not admitting to any misdeed.
        However, some of our fellow Pinoys are forgetful and forgiving for the wrong reasons.

  • Fulpol

    the US gov’t tagged the CPP-NPA as “terrorist”.. no wonder BS Aquino-Makapili III will adhere to the whim of his old master US, like he obeyed the whim of his new master, Malaysia..

    BS Aquino-Makapili III to US and Malaysia: “i’m your doggy aw aw aw”.

    LOL
    LOL
    LOL

    • ESCAPEfmALCATRAZ

      FULPOL BADING! ENGOT! HAHAHAHA KSP!

  • FORTHE GOOD

    NO to preconditions.

    Let those communists rot in jail!

    • Fulpol

      catch them first…

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • regd

    Kill Joma, replace him with Fulpol! Problem solved!

    • Fulpol

      absolutely, change for the better..

      LOL
      LOL
      LOL
      LOL
      LOL
      LOL

  • Fulpol

    I was wondering the sexuality of the Philippine gov’t peace negotiators..

    you got gay… at least pag gay, malambot sa mga lalaki, lalo yung gwapo..

    you got lesbo.. at least pag lesbo, assertive at strong sa mga lalaki..

    kaya litong lito ang kanilang ka-negotiate..

    LOL
    LOL
    LOL
    LOL

    • ESCAPEfmALCATRAZ

      FULPOL BADING! ENGOT! HAHAHAHA KSP!

  • tabingbakod

    Bakit naman gugustuhin ng NPA ang kapayapaan, eh ang sarap sarap ng buhay nila bilang mga kidnapper, extortionist, assasin at terorista. Pahimas himas lang sila ng kanilang mga baril, kapag nagutom – target practice lang yung una nila makitang baka o kalabaw. Kapag kailangan ng pera pasasabugin lang ang isang bus o cell tower tapos singil sila ng buwis nila. Kapal talaga, tawag nila buwis wala naman silang eskwelahan o kalsada na pinapagawa.

    Yung militar natin ay binabantayan, tinutuligsa at pinapanagot kung lumalabag sa karapan pang tao. Yung mga demonyong NPA, pumapatay sila kung sino man ang mapagtripan – wala lang.

    Yung katatapos lang na mga rally para sa Mayo Uno, siyempre reklamo todo sa gobyerno. Kailan kaya magkakaroon ng rally laban sa mga NPA?

    Kaya talong talong-talo tayo sa kinikita sa turismo ng mga kapitbahay natin na Thailand at Singapore ay dahil kahit anong henyo mo sa marketing at promotion, kahit gaano ka gumastos sa advertising, bale wala kung ang maririnig na balita galing Pilipnas ay ang mga kabalastugan ng mga NPA.

  • TOMA_NA

    Hahaha nandito nanaman si kumander pulpol, the biggest ball sucker of JoMa the terrorist Sison

    Dapat mamatay na lahat ng kumonista sa Pilipinas, wala naman silbi ang mga yan sa bayan. Magaling lang ang mga hunhang na yan sa rally, extortion, kidnapping, killings… And that ladies and gentlemen is what the NPA stands for TERRORISM

  • TOMA_NA

    Terminate all NPA rebels, supporters and benefactors or whatever is left of them.

    Buti naman at malaki nagagawa nung mga govt programs likeconditional cash transfer kasi mas may pagasa yung mga ahihirap na tao dun kesa sa umasa sa mga pangako ng mga rebelde

  • brando alejandro

    What we need are more Army soldiers on the ground. There are only a handful of them on the ground fighting the NPA rebels who are mobile all the time. We can see them thinly dispersed in our provinces, towns and barangays. So the government must hire more Filipinos to serve in the Army. Where to get money to pay new soldiers? Easy! Slash the pork barrels of the congressmen (House & Senate). Well, fighting the communists should not be a job left to the soldiers alone. All peace-loving people must contribute to this effort by cutting support, financial or material, to these pests of society; and provide information about them. The Army is not populated by James Bonds who are good on intelligence in movies.

  • akramgolteb

    “longest-running and lone Maoist insurgency in Asia”

    Tigok na si Mao Tse Dong, parang karne na lang siya na nakalagay sa freezer sa Beijing. Mga alipores niya pati asawa binitay na. Hindi na uso ang communista ngayon, China, ang pinaka matinding capitalista sa buong mundo, lahat ng bagay ginagawang negosyo.

  • tabingbakod

    Yung Conditional Cash Transfer, yung RH-bill, yung expansion health card members, yung K-12 (libreng vocational or first and second year college) , lahat ng yan mga programa maituturing na sosyalismo.

    Mula sa pagiging napaka-conservatibong posisyon (dahil sa impluwensya ng Simbahan), lumilingon na ang bansa pakaliwa at sumesentro. Dahil sa kabalastugan ng mga NPA, kung sino pa yung mga komunista, sila pa yung pangnahing sagabal. Dahil kung wala sana ang insurgency sa report card ng Pilipinas, mas masigla na sana ang ekonomiya, na magdadagdag sa buwis, na pondo para palawakin ang mga programa.

    Ang tumutulak at nagsesentro sa isyo para masupil ang kahirapan sa Pilipinas ay mga samahang sibiko, NGO, media, at mga taong bayan mismo hindi ang mga komunistang iyan. Kapag narinig ng tao ang salitang komunista, patayan at gulo lang pumapasok sa isip ng tao.

    • frudo

      ano ang pagkakaiba ng sosyalismo at komunismo?

  • Hardkorero

    Simulan na ang All Out War sa mga NPA na yan. Kaya kaya? ASG 200 lang hanggang ngayon nanalasa pa rin sa negosyo nila.

  • frudo

    ay mga kawawang mga magulang matapos pag aralin ang kanilang mga anak sa unibersidad ng bayan, ayun mamumundok lang, mga nauto or na brainwash, sayang

  • tabingbakod

    Siguro nung nalaman ng NPA na kailangan nilang magtrabaho para kumain at kumita ng pera, umayaw na sila sa negosasyon.

  • joboni96

    recolonizing bwisiting u.s. imperialist troops at

    akbayan ang pumatay sa peace talks

    • ruben_bush

      isa ka pa na bobong na brainwash ni joma sison. mag-aral ka na lang ng mabuti, magtapos ka sa unibersidad, tiyak mas ok pa buhay mo kaysa magpagamit ka kay joma sison na nagpapasarap lamang sa holland gamit ang mga revolutionary taxes niyo.

      • joboni96

        another ignorant cia call center agent

        great believer in cia propapanda of
        pro pilipino = label mong komunista agad

        nagtatago pa siguro ito as
        2nd class imperialist citizen

  • tabingbakod

    Why not convert a problem to an opportunity.

    We should evacuate all the civilians of an NPA infested area. Then open the area to tourists. Special kind of tourist of course. People pay big money to hunt in Africa or the wilderness of America. But really there is no challenge in shooting a deer from a helicopter like US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin does.

    In our hunting adventure, the hunters kill communist bastards. The challenge is that the hunted can shoot back which makes it more exciting. The hunters of course will wear full bullet proof gear, extraction strategy in place and medical team in stand-by. The are literally millions of Americans who would pay millions to do this.

    The possibilities are endless. We could have televised competitions. Weapon developers can test their new product. Foreign military can train their personnel or test methodoligies (guerrilla warfare is very hard to counter).

    There, three birds with one stone: eliminate the insurgents, earn dollars and save wildlife.

    • regd

      I like your thinking. I’m in. Give me an M4A1, all the ammos and vests. I’ll offer my mercenary service at no cost to the government (except the items I mentioned).

  • durian

    Kahit kelan naman itong mga Komunistang NPA ay saksakan na mandarambong at manloloko eh.., Ewan ko pa kung bakit marami pring nauuto mga ito????

  • Guest

    Ganyan din si mar roxas noon. sabi niya sira na raw ang magiging VP, pero anong nangyari, bumaglitad ang mundo, olats sya kay Binay. Buti nga.

  • durian

    Itong mga NPA na nag kukuwaring maka bayan dapt sila ang umaatake sa China at unti unti na tayong sinasakop ngunit walang pakialam ang mga mokong na NPA…, papano mga kakutsaba nila ang mga singkit na ito.

  • $16638896

    eh bkt naman kasi nakikipagusap pa sila sa mga hinayupak na yan? everytime na nakakarinig ako na nakakagawa pa ng kalokohan itong npa, nagiging inutil ang pnp at afp. all out war nalang mas mabuti pa. sobra na yang kalokohan ng npa, kailangan ng kalusin dahil puno na ang salop hihihi

  • Guest

    As usual, Sec. Roxas is very busy…busy sa planong pandraya nila sa May 13 elections.

    • Joel_Delano

      Bakit naman nasama dito si Roxas? Nananahimik naman yong tao. Interior Secretary sya kaya wala siyang K makipag usap sa foreign ambassador.

  • Almighty Creator

    “Let me be absolutely clear in stating that the GPH has neither
    officially nor unofficially informed me of any termination of peace
    negotiations with the NDFP.” – Ambassador Ture Lundh of the Royal
    Norwegian Foreign Ministry, So sino kaya ang nagsisinungaling? Ang Norwegian Ambassador o si Lacierda?

  • Almighty Creator

    “Let me be absolutely clear in stating that the GPH has neither
    officially nor unofficially informed me of any termination of peace
    negotiations with the NDFP.” – Ambassador Ture Lundh of the Royal
    Norwegian Foreign Ministry. Sino kaya ang nagsisinungaling yung ambassador o ang gobyerno?

  • vladimirski

    And can you refresh me why the government cannot or will not eliminate all these NPAs again? It’s been a looooong battle already. Maybe we need to ask the Indians how they eliminate the Tiger rebels and learn from them hmmm

    • $5699914

      maybe you were referring to the Sri Lankans, not Indians….

    • Roy Batty

      Because in the Philippines human rights is exclusive only for the terrorist and rebels only. Implementing a the iron fist of the law against the enemy of the state is considered human rights violation.

  • ruben_bush

    Tama na yan peacetalks. Hinding-hindi magbibigay ng concessions ang CPP- NPA-NDF. Atsaka napakahina na ng pwersa nila. Police matter na lamang sila. Pwede nang tapusin yan in a year. Hulihin na lahat yan.

  • GustoKoHappyKa

    Wag pakawalan yan mga terorista…

  • generalproblem

    npa will have a natural death. kunti na lang sumusuporta sa kanila dahil mga member nila matatanda na tapos wala na sila makuhang bagong member kung di pa nila tatakutin. parang milf din yan na kusa nang nag pasya ng peace talk dahil alam nila na yung mga lider ay isa isa nang namamatay at wala na din sila halos makuhang member. ilang taon na lang mamatay na sina sison at jalandoni sa ibang bansa. sina satur ganun din. pero ang gobyerno di mamatay.

  • dikoy321

    The same Luis Jalandoni, once a priest who took the SACRED VOW of celibacy, yet MARRIED to a nun, and the Filipino people should TRUST him ???

    His VOW was SACRED, made with God, and this idiot Luis Jalandoni should be TRUSTED ???

    Any promise he makes, he WILL SURELY BREAK once more !!!

    He VOWED before God, his family, his community, and BROKE it !

    Now, he wants to do the same, make a PROMISE again, to the Filipino Nation, once more to BE BROKEN !!!???

    You F—ED a nun and now you want to F–K the Filipino nation ???

    No Way Luis, go back to the woods, F–K your N U N, but NOT the Filipino nation !!!

    IGNORE Jalandoni and those NDF/CPP/NPA Bandits & Thieves !!!
    Forward Philippines, LEAVE them behind !!!

    • KarloSilverioSevilla

      Eh bakit si Martin Luther?…

  • Roy Batty

    All out war against the communist pigs!

  • jeff justice

    it’s a dangerous place indeed….there are so many things getting killed this days.
    Talks just got killed. So who is next…Mancao?

    Why so easy to kill….go figure!

  • Joel_Delano

    Simple lang yan. Pag nag succeed ang peace talk, tapos na ang hanapbuhay ng mga yan. Kaya dapat asta lang na makipag peace talk, pero joke only! para tuloy ang buhay buhay.

  • disqusted0fu

    It doesn’t matter who ended the talks because in this administration it’s just all talk anyway. It will more than likely not materialize, it’s just a waste of time and money.

  • AllinLawisFair

    Talking with the CPP-NPA-NDF is just a waste of time. Communism is now dead and it has lost all its appeal. Russia and China know better. Sympathisers of this ideology in the Philippines are as incorrigible as the North Korean communist hierarchy who have made it a livelihood by making hostile acts in order to gain concessions from South Korea and the Western world who have been trying to appease the unreasonable leadership of this hermit country by giving them wheat and food. They make threats as cottage industry to feed their hungry citizens as they spend most of their money in armaments and in their effort to produce atomic bombs.

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