Continue the peace talks and lift martial law

Press Statement JustPeacePH 30 May 2017Continue the peace talks and lift martial law The JustPeacePH global peace platform in support of the Peace Talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) expresses extreme disappointment with the GRP’s decision “not to participate in the[…]

Call for the release of  Bishop Carlo Morales and NDFP Consultant Rommel Salinas

President Rodrigo Duterte President of the Philippines Manila, Philippine   Dear Mr. President,   Re: Call for the release of  Bishop Carlo Morales and NDFP Consultant Rommel Salinas   The International Coalition on Human Rights in the Philippines – Canada condemns in the strongest terms the arrest and detention of Bishop Carlo Morales and National Democratic[…]

Five reasons why the current peace talks are ‘unprecedented’

Altermidya.Net April 8, 2017 THE FORMAL peace negotiations between the Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) concluded an “exacting yet successful” fourth round of talks in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. One of the gains made from the round was agreeing to an interim joint ceasefire, which both panels hope will[…]