Anakbayan Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo Reacts on Duterte "to declare NPA as terrorist"

After a series of attacks and bombings of CPP-NPA and being abusive despite the government's good dealings with them, President Duterte released statement that he will declare the CPP-NPA as a terrorist group.

 According to President Duterte he will file terrorist, a murder against the CPP-NPA who is responsible for the death of four-month-old baby and two other civilians on a November 9 ambush in Bukidnon and a police in Davao City and a paramilitary member in Negros Oriental who were also killed on November 13 and 15, respectively, after alleged attacks of the NPA.

 "We will file terrorist, murder lahat. Arson with murder. Lahat na. Because I would consider them criminals already. Now, it's a great conspiracy between itong mga BAYAN pati --- they are in conspiracy with the rebellion going on," Duterte said.

With his statement, Anakbayan national Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo slams the president's threat against the communist rebels. According to Crisostomo, Duterte is contemplating a crackdown because of his thirst for absolute power.

 "That Duterte is contemplating a crackdown against activists and progressive groups speaks much of his antipathy to any criticism and his thirst for absolute power. Repression is the logical consequence of equating all dissent with destabilization," Anakbayan national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo said in a statement Sunday. Meanwhile, (AFP) Armed Forces of the Philippines supported the President's decision.

 According to AFP Spokesperson Restituto Padilla,the government has done its part and negotiated with sincerity but the NPA clearly reflected numerous criminal/lawless/terrorist acts. "Government has done its part and negotiated with sincerity. We totally agree with the Commander-in-Chief in calling the NPAs terrorists because it is clearly reflected in the numerous criminal/lawless/terrorist acts that they have been committing against defenseless and innocent civilians," he said. ***** Dear avid readers, What can you say about this? Share your thoughts and Don't forget to share this to your friends.
Anakbayan Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo Reacts on Duterte "to declare NPA as terrorist" Anakbayan Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo Reacts on Duterte "to declare NPA as terrorist" Reviewed by Anne Adams on December 04, 2017 Rating: 5

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