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Rappler's latest stories on communist movement


Thanks to Duterte gov't confusion, the Left regains influence

Sep 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The national democrats know a break with President Duterte's administration will be inevitable. For now, it will milk the relationship for all its strategic and tactical worth.

DUTERTE AND THE LEFT. President Rodrigo Duterte meets with National Democratic Front (NDF) Peace Panel Members Fidel Agcaoili, Chit Agcaoili, Benito Tiamzon, and Wilma Tiamzon over dinner at Bondi and Bourke Restaurant at Legaspi Suites, Davao City, on December 2, 2016. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

CPP announces leadership change as NPA marks 48th anniversary

Mar 29, 2017 - 11:51 AM

The Communist Party of the Philippines says it has elected young leaders to its central committee as it aims to complete victory

NPA in Metro Manila. Photo by Romeo Mariano/Rappler

Communist rebels celebrate anniversary in Duterte's city

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:31 PM

Despite the delay in the release of political prisoners the Communist Party of the Philippines says it continues to support President Rodrigo Duterte s peace process

Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Peace talks: Political prisoners?

Jun 18, 2016 - 11:30 AM

I am for peace and I am for peace negotiations but both sides must want it and want it so badly that no side sets preconditions for negotiations

PEACE TALKS RESUME. Incoming peace panels of the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) sign joint statement on June 15, 2016 in Oslo, Norway to resume formal peace talks in July. Photo by Ayik Casilao

Rappler Talk: Activists in Malacañang? Joma on Left's role in Duterte gov't

May 17, 2016 - 8:43 PM

Prospects for the resumption of the talks resurfaced during the campaign season after Sison and Duterte agreed on a ceasefire between government and the NPA

NPA couple arrested in Davao

Feb 08, 2015 - 10:10 AM

The military says their arrest is a big blow to the communist movement because it will result in a vacuum of leadership in the region where it has kept a strong presence

#AnimatED: All hands on deck for peace

Jan 05, 2015 - 7:30 AM

Ending the communist insurgency calls for a multi pronged approach involving national and local governments

Hope springs eternal for talks with Reds

Dec 25, 2014 - 2:00 PM

The Philippine government makes a last ditch attempt to bring the communist guerrillas back to the negotiating table and sign a peace pact with them before Aquino steps down in 2016

ARRESTED: CPP chief Benito Tiamzon and wife Wilma

Prison reform: The only unity we need

Jun 30, 2014 - 11:37 AM

Much as I hate to say it I think Senator Bong Revilla has a right to complain about jail conditions

Benito Tiamzon: Writer, organizer, party man

Mar 23, 2014 - 5:32 PM

The guerrilla army that Benito Tiamzon led celebrates its 45th anniversary on March 29

7 soldiers hurt in ComVal blast

Sep 03, 2013 - 10:22 AM

A landmine explosion occurs in Barangay Napnapan Pantukan town

ON THE ATTACK. File photo of New People's Army rebels. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

NDF exec in PH to get Aquino's 'real sentiments' on peace talks

Jul 22, 2013 - 6:47 AM

Fidel Agcaoili fears the President may have been misled regarding the stalled talks with the NDF

RESPECT AGREEMENTS. NDF panel member and spokesperson Fidel Agcaoili is in the Philippines to get the sentiments of President Aquino. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena