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[11 Jan 2016 | | ]
Sulong Masa, Sulong Sosyalismo, November 2015 issue

Sulong Masa, Sulong Sosyalismo November 2015

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[27 Feb 2015 | | ]
RPM-M/RPA Statement on the IP Killings in Maguindanao, Mindanao

In their quest for the realization of the democratic rights over their ancestral domains, Indigenous Peoples inside the core area of the proposed Bangsamoro territory are faced with more than many tough challenges. As of January 2015, nine (9) lives of IP leaders and members have been assassinated within their ancestral territory.
The series of killings came after the tribes’ and its leaders in Maguindanao, Mindanao actively opposed the coming in of mining corporations and development aggression projects in their domains. Their active assertion for their rights over their ancestral …

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[24 Feb 2015 | | ]
Statement of the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng mga Manggagawa Mindanao/Revolutionary Peoples’ Army (RPM-M/RPA) on the GPH-MILF Peace Process and the Mamasapano Incident

The Mamasapano bloody incident last January 25, 2015 is a clear manifestation of the fragility and complexity of the peace process and security situation in Mindanao. It clearly exposes the different players, real intentions and interests of the elites and oligarchs, and most importantly of a foreign powers’ intervention – specifically the United States of America (USA).
The Mamasapano debacle has caused the postponement of the Congress’ deliberations of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and clearly manifests various questions on integrity and sincerity of both the Government of the Philippines and …

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[14 Jul 2013 | | ]
RPM-M lauds Anti-Mining Campaign in the Philippines

The Revolutionary Workers Party – Mindanao acknowledges and supports the campaign by different organizations in the Philippines against highly extractive and destructive mining operations in the Philippines mainly promoted by the Philippine government through its Philippine Mining Act.
For the RPM-M, no change of policy under the new administration is only a proof that the Aquino government is of no difference from the past administrations. It offered to foreign and capitalist market its resources (minerals, resources and human) the same as the past. Public-Private Partnership policy is a project of many …

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[14 Jul 2013 | | ]
On the Applicability and Obligation of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (IHL/HR) to Non-State Armed Groups (NSAGs)

A contribution for the Operational Law Seminar sponsored by Friedrich Ebert Foundation Manila
June 5, 2013
Manila, Philippines
Political Consultant for the GRP-RPM-M Peace Talks
An Overview
The majority of armed conflicts today, occurs within the states and involves one or more non-state armed groups (NSAGs).
In 2005 Human Security Reports only 2 inter-state conflicts had been quantified, 26 civil wars involving at least one non-state actor and 30 internal conflicts between non-state actors.  In the said reports, it stated that there are 176 armed groups in 64 countries worldwide but two …