National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultants cannot invoke the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) to evade arrest, a Palace official said Thursday.
Communist Party of the Philippines
A party-list representative reiterated her call to declare martial law in the whole country during the joint session of Congress on President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao.
Senator Gregorio Honasan has taken up cudgels for President Duterte after the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) accused him of bullying the group to his terms of surrender.
Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano has urged President Rodrigo Duterte to fire government officials with ties to the communist movement after the peace talks were put on hold.
Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada is supporting President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of war against the New People’s Army (NPA), but at the same time still hopes peace negotiations will resume.
Quezon City Rep. Winston "Winnie" Castelo on Thursday (February 9) urged Malacañang and communist leaders to keep the path to peace open and not let the recent chain of events bring the peace talks to an abrupt end.