by DAVAO TODAY The New People’s Army released on Friday five barangay officials of Barangay Sabud, town of Loreto, Agusan…
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The New People’s Army has given a “prisoner of war” status to “five Cafgu paramilitary forces” who were “captured” in the village center of Barangay Mansanitas, Loreto town, Agusan del Sur after they raided a detachment of the Philippine Army’s 26th Infantry Battalion, 11am of October 24.
At the annual regional economic performance report presented by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), National Statistics Coordination Bureau (NSCB) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the government cited Davao’s “strong” 7.4% growth last year.
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Bishop Modesto Villasanta, spokesperson for the Sowing the Seeds of Peace, said they are always ready to facilitate such request. His group already facilitated a number of releases of NPA captives in the different far-flung areas in the region. They acted upon the request of the families, local government units and church denominations, among others.
New People’s Army’s (NPA) Prisoner of war, PO3 Maula Tato Ali, gets a warm welcome from his wife and relatives…
By ACE R. MORANDANTE
PO3 Maula Tato Ali was turned over to the peace advocacy group Sowing the Seeds of Peace in Mindanao and later brought to the Bishop’s Palace in Kidapawan City for a press conference.
By DAVAO TODAY
“The NDF-Southern Mindanao remains committed to the humane treatment and release of prisoners of war in compliance with the protocols of Geneva Conventions and other international humanitarian law instruments.” — Rubi del Mundo, NDF spokesperson
By DAVAO TODAY
The NPA warned it will continue to inflict blows against the AFP, PNP and paramilitary groups; detain POWs and “fortify people’s defense against the onslaught of the rabid Oplan Bayanihan.”
BY MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao City Vice-Mayor Rodrigo Duterte who flew in at the release site onboard his private chopper received Pfc. Jezreel Culango and Senior Police Officer 1 Ruel Pasion at the release site during the turnover program. He later brought the two with him onboard his chopper and took them to their respective regional headquarters in Camp Panacan and Camp Catitipan, in Davao City.