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[…]

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[…]

Back on the table: Gov’t, Reds kick off 4th round of formal talks | Davao Today

Apr. 03, 2017  ZEA IO MING C. CAPISTRANO Reposted from: http://davaotoday.com/main/politics/back-on-the-table-govt-reds-kick-off-4th-round-of-formal-talks/ NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands — A series of informal talks that lasted for about a day of delay finally pulled off its trick to bring the negotiators of the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines back to the negotiating table.The fourth round[…]

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SUCCESSFUL THIRD ROUND OF FORMAL TALKS BETWEEN THE GRP AND NDFP IN ROME, ITALY

The Negotiating Panels of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), together with their respective delegations of negotiating bodies, consultants, advisors, resource persons, cooperators and staff successfully held the third round of formal talks in Rome City from January 19 to 25, 2017.  The[…]

Peasants to GRP, NDF: Fast-track social, economic reforms

INQUIRER.NET — The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) on Friday urged the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) to fast-track the Comprehensive Agreement on Social Economic Reforms (CASER) in the third round of peace talks. While the group expressed support for the peace talks, they also encouraged the peace panels to[…]

392 political prisoners remain in jail, communities still attacked — Karapatan

KARAPATAN — “During the first round of peace talks, the GRP already indicated its commitment to release political prisoners. But the third round of talks is opening with hundreds of political prisoners still in jail,” Jigs Clamor, Karapatan deputy secretary general, said.    According to Karapatan, there are currently 392 political prisoners imprisoned in relation[…]

JustPeacePH Supports the 3rd Round of the GRP-NDFP Peace Talks

  The delegations of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) are in Rome, Italy from 19-25 January 2017 for the third round of formal peace negotiations. The prospective Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER), the most substantial agenda of the peace process, will[…]