UP graduates falsely tagged as NPA eye cyber libel complaint

1/24/2021 3:17:00 AM

The alumni, who include a lawyer, a journalist, a playwright, and a social entrepreneur, believe they deserve an apology from the Armed Forces of the Philippines

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The alumni, who include a lawyer, a journalist, a playwright, and a social entrepreneur, believe they deserve an apology from the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

The alumni, who include a lawyer, a journalist, a playwright, and a social entrepreneur, believe they deserve an apology from the Armed Forces of the Philippines

At least 5 of the 27 people named by the AFP joined a virtual presser on Saturday to denounce the post and to show that they are alive and well., who was included in the list.A question was raised about holding President Rodrigo Duterte accountable as commander-in-chief.

” said Padilla.The AFP has taken down the post, but at least 12 Facebook pages that identify as linked to the military shared the list on Thursday, January 21.Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) president Lisa Dacanay said she would not take this lightly “in the context of the unconstitutional provisions of the anti-terror law.”

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Dapat talaga idemanda yan AFP Dpat tanggalin ang mga taong yan di lang apology Lorenzana should investigate why that despite the code of honor, some PMA graduates lie. I don’t think they’ll apologize. I have a theory that it was a deliberate act of the AFP to sow fear among alumni.

Troops, NPA collecting revolutionary taxes clash in Misamis OrientalBUTUAN CITY – Government troops clashed with a band of New People’s Army rebels collecting revolutionary taxes in the hinterlands of Barangay San Juan, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental Wednesday. NO TO CPP NDF NPA NO TO COMMUNISM NO TO ATHEISM NO TO TERRORISM

1 NPA killed, other rebels wounded in Agusan clash with AFPBUTUAN CITY – A New People’s Army (NPA) fighter was killed, while an undetermined number of other terrorist rebels were believed wounded, in a fierce gun battle between government forces and Communist insurgents in the hinterland area of Barangay Segunda in Esperanza town, Agusan del Sur province, m Those wounded will go to rural clinics or hospital and being treated by the government.. wtf.. Ibagsak ang CPP NDF NPA Ang tunay na salot ng lipunan

UP grads na binansagan umanong NPA, kindonenda ang AFP sa misinformationTalamak na pangaabuso ng gobyerno kitang kita na. Ano pa bang pruweba ang gusto nyo mga kababayan? Can anyone or maybe Yorme open and see what this intelligence funds is and what it do.. I'm curious. !!! mula ipinanganak ako wala pako alam na may umamin na kasapi ng CPP-NPA, hahaha! kahit kasapi na nga ng mga front organizations ng NDF deny to death pa. at kahit yung mga nahuling NPA ayaw pa rin umamin na NPA, keso magsasaka, manggagawa at tagalunsod na maralita hahaha!

Expelled NPA killed in Negros Occidental gunfightAnti-kidnapping operatives of the Philippine Nation al Police (PNP) killed a former communist rebel, who was kicked out of the New People’s Army (NPA) for allegedly molesting a fellow fighter, during an encounter in Bago City, Negros Occidental Friday.

Lawyer wants AFP to apologize for including him in NPA listMANILA, Philippines — Lawyer Rafael A.L. Aquino is demanding an apology from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for including him in a list of University of the Philippines students who were A F-ake P-ost I hope the spell of red-tagging will be broken. Maraming pinagsasasabi, halatang imbento lang to divert the attention of Filipinos. Ang saklap kasi marami pa ring naniniwala sakanila. Meow 🐈!!

Jan 23, 2021 6:46 PM PHT Michelle Abad University of the Philippines (UP) alumni red-tagged by the Armed Forces of the Philippines said Saturday, January 23, they were looking towards legal action against those responsible for a Facebook post falsely claiming they joined the New People’s Army (NPA) and later died or were captured by the AFP.Mike Crismundo BUTUAN CITY – Government troops clashed with a band of New People’s Army rebels collecting revolutionary taxes in the hinterlands of Barangay San Juan, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental Wednesday.Mike Crismundo BUTUAN CITY – A New People’s Army (NPA) fighter was killed, while an undetermined number of other terrorist rebels were believed wounded, in a fierce gun battle between government forces and Communist insurgents in the hinterland area of Barangay Segunda in Esperanza town, Agusan del Sur province, military reported Saturday, January 23.Pumalag nitong Sabado ang ilang personalidad na kabilang sa listahan ng Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) na mga nahuli at napatay umanong miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA).

At least 5 of the 27 people named by the AFP joined a virtual presser on Saturday to denounce the post and to show that they are alive and well. “The members of the group are consulting and definitely we want to hold people accountable for this reckless publication of a list and our malicious inclusion in that list. Jefferson Mariano, Civil Military Operations (CMO) officer of 58th Infantry (Dimalulupig) Battalion (58th IB), said residents informed them that a group of NPA rebels are forcibly collecting revolutionary taxes and food and threatened them if they don’t give these. We are considering cyber libel and other legal [actions],” said Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) lawyer Raffy Aquino , who was included in the list. Crismundo/Manila Bulletin) Civil Military Operations (CMO) Officer Lt. Aquino said he believed there was an angle of contempt because of the inclusion of counsels in an ongoing litigation in the Supreme Court on the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.m. The exact person or entity that would be sued remains to be confirmed. “I've never been with the NPA.

But former Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) president and lawyer Alexander Padilla, also included on the list, said it could be the AFP Information Exchange and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Mariano said war materials were found in the encounter site. Other war materials such as four M203 ammunitions, three long magazines, assorted live ammunitions, subversive documents and other personal belongings were also recovered during the encounter, Tappa said. A question was raised about holding President Rodrigo Duterte accountable as commander-in-chief. “ While hindi natin nakikita 'yung direct hand ni President Duterte, we know that Lorenzana is his ‘alter ego,’ kung tawagin. Nobody was killed or wounded on both sides. We assume that lahat ng sinasabi ni Secretary Lorenzana, is also may bahid ng kasunduan with President Duterte, ” said Padilla. The cadaver was turned-over to the Municipal Police Station (MPS) of Esperanza for proper disposition,” the 26 th IB CMO officer said. (While we do not see the direct hand of President Rodrigo Duterte, we know that Lorenzana is his"alter ego. Col.” Ang playwright na si Liza Magtoto, hindi raw kailanman nadakip o naging miyembro ng mga rebelde.

" We assume that everything Secretary Lorenzana says is in line with President Duterte.) Duterte has immunity from suit, which means he cannot be named as a respondent in a criminal case for as long as he is in office.” He urged the NPA to surrender. on Wednesday afternoon, and the firefight lasted for 20 minutes. The AFP has taken down the post, but at least 12 Facebook pages that identify as linked to the military shared the list on Thursday, January 21. Dangerous effects The alumni present in the meeting highlighted the implications of the military’s red-tagging and the adverse effects it may cause activists and critical thinkers.” “However, the Army will not hesitate and is always ready to use its force against peace spoilers and other threat groups who will continue to use terrorism,” he warned. The red-tagged graduates were also student leaders back in their day. Col. At dahil hindi ako NPA, hindi naman ako na-capture.

Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) president Lisa Dacanay said she would not take this lightly “in the context of the unconstitutional provisions of the anti-terror law..” “We need to make the AFP accountable for actions that are libelous and potentially endangering and wreaking havoc on the lives of individuals like me who are living peaceful, meaningful lives as responsible citizens and advocates of democracy and sustainable development,” said Dacanay. “It’s concerning,” said business journalist Roel Landingin. “I commend the concerned citizen who reported the presence of these terrorist NPA. “If that’s the kind of information they use for military operations, can you imagine if there were no pandemic and we held a reunion, that reunion could be misconstrued as an NPA assembly and we could be subject to a military operation.” Meanwhile, playwright Liza Magtoto said even if the Facebook post has been taken down, the damage has been done. Nababahala si Landingin sa klase ng pagkalap ng impormasyon ng mga militar na puwedeng magamit sa operasyon.

“[It’s] psychological aggravation.”, he said. Don’t we deserve an apology? Shouldn’t they retract that and correct the misinformation?” 'Underestimating the Filipino people' Former environment undersecretary Elmer Mercado, who was visibly agitated by the news, said by posting false information, the military “underestimates the intelligence of the Filipino people.” Mercado was also included in the AFP's list. “ Ang akala nila lahat ng tao tanga, at hindi nakapag-aral (They think all Filipinos are uneducated idiots). With the access to social media, you cannot color everything by whatever fake news or narrative, because the reality and truth will always come out because it’s right there in your face,” said Mercado, who went on to list the failures of the government, such as corruption and non-delivery of services. Nanawagan ang mga personaldad sa AFP na maglabas ng public apology para linisin ang kanilang pangalan.

“Our people, our children see the truth…. And we should not be afraid. We should be proud. If they call us Red, so what’s wrong with being Red?” he said. “If Red means articulating your ideas, presenting your analysis based on your understanding of the facts, based on objective reality, and based on your appreciation of the dynamics and understanding of what’s happening in society and articulating it to the best of your ability, and doing something about it, whether you do it through your development work, the work that I do with LGUs doing disaster climate change planning, what's wrong with that?” he added. Watch more in iWantTFC Bisitahin ang Patrol.

The alumni called on the UP community and the public to remain vigilant, critical, and to form counter-narratives. Not new .