Relatives of two elderly persons arrested in Mexico town in Pampanga on Oct. 1 have gone to the Court of Appeals to seek their release after the police and military arrested them and accused them of being top communist leaders in a case that those arrested said was one of mistaken identity.
By Tonette Orejas
Relatives of two senior citizens, who were arrested last week in Pampanga province due to their alleged ties to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), have filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus and a writ of amparo at the regional trial court (RTC) here in a bid to free them.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The Department of the Interior and Local Government distributed on Sunday P4.29 million in livelihood assistance to rebel returnees and their families living in Bukidnon.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Malacañang on Wednesday clarified that while there are “informal discussions” between the government and the communists, the arrest of retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan had nothing to do with the peace process.
By Carmel Loise Matus
The lawyers of Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria Tiamzon, the alleged top leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), who were arrested months ago, has asked the court to drop the criminal charges against their clients, saying the firearms and explosives the military claimed to have found in their possession during their arrest were “planted.”