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What does NDFP chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison’s arrest imply for the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations? Are localized peace talks really possible? Bulatlat interviewed Luis Jalandoni, chairman of the NDFP Negotiating Panel, on these. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 30, September 2-8, 2007 As Luis Jalandoni – chief negotiator of the National…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat August 29, 2007 – 2:27pm MAKATI CITY — About a hundred activists belonging to various organizations under the banner of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan or New Patriotic Alliance) rallied here earlier today to protest the arrest of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief political consultant and International…

The Armed Forces of the Philippines claimed to have dug up another mass grave of victims of the Communist Party of the Philippines anti-infiltration campaign in Leyte province. But Bayan Muna party-list Satur Ocampo and Committee DEFEND said the AFP had in the past “faked” other mass graves, and is doing it now to conceal…

BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat.com The Anti-Terrorism Bill, as passed by the House of Representatives on third reading, may be “used politically to erroneously charge with terrorism and improperly extradite” the known leaders of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) based in The Netherlands. The bill also demonizes national liberation movements which, a human…

Joma not only laid down the theoretical framework and guidelines for the peace negotiations. As chief political consultant, he has masterfully steered the negotiations to where they are now. We can spend hours, even days, relating those instances where Joma, broke a deadlock or an impasse, or reconciled two seemingly diametrically opposed positions. By Rey…