Category Archives: GRP-NDF peace talks

NDFP-Southern Mindanao calls localized peace talks a “surrender package”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 July) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Southern Mindanao Region (NDFP-SMR) has rejected the localized peace talks now being pushed by the Duterte administration calling it a “surrender package” and a “hollow attempt to draw a veil over the ravages of Martial Law in Mindanao and the escalating bloodbath […]

CPP: “‘No’ is a no” to localized peace talks 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 July) –The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) expressed confidence that all New People’s Army (NPA) units on the ground are firmly united under a central leadership, reiterating its position that a “’no’ is a no” to the localized peace talks that are now being pushed by the Duterte administration. […]

Cooperation of House, Senate needed for resumption of GRP-NDFP peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 March) – The cooperation of the Senate and House of Representatives is necessary for the resumption of peace talks between the government (GRP) and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison said in a statement Tuesday. Sison was reacting […]

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62 House Reps urge Duterte to resume peace talks with NDF

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 March) — Sixty-two members of different party-list groups and district representatives in the House of Representatives have signed a resolution urging President Rodrigo R. Duterte to resume peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front (NDF). Duterte ordered the cancellation of the fifth round of talks in Norway in November last […]

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Bukidnon 2018: Public Outlook Series: Stakeholders push for local peace initiatives in Bukidnon (6)

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 01 February) – Peace talks, including initiatives for dialogues at the local level, must be pursued to attain peace in the communities, stakeholders said in their responses to Bukidnon 2018: Public Outlook Series on peace and security. Malaybalay Bishop Jose A. Cabantan, a peace advocate, said the government and the National […]

Group urges DepEd to protect Lumad schools

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 November) – A group has urged the Department of Education (Deped) to protect Lumad (indigenous peoples) schools from possible harassments with the collapse of peace talks between government (GRP) and National Democratic Front (NDF). In a statement issued on Tuesday, Save Our Schools – Network Southern Mindanao spokesperson Meg Monteverde said the […]