MANILA – The Philippine government will appeal a Manila court’s move to dismiss the petition to declare the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), as a terror organization, Malacañang said Friday (Manila time).In a press… Read More
MANILA–A Manila court has dismissed a petition for proscription filed by the government in 2018 to formally outlaw the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) under the old Human Security Act (HSA).In its 135-decision dated Sept. 21, Manila… Read More
The Rano massacre was the most brutal, inhumane, and barbaric act committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).
On June 25, 1989, the 38 members of the Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe who gathered for worship at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines were killed in Sitio Rano, Barangay Binaton by a group of NPA rebels led by Amado Payot alias “Kumander Bensar”.
The government has brought insurgency to near annihilation more than three decades after the Rano massacre in Digos, Davao del Sur where 38 members of an indigenous peoples (IP) community were massacred by communist rebels.The Rano massacre was the most brutal, inhumane, and barbaric… Read More