JASIG - updates

Rappler's latest stories on JASIG


Joma to NPA: Launch more attacks to force peace talks

Feb 04, 2018 - 11:27 AM

At the same time, Sison urges his allies and the government to continue to honor the immunity for communist and government peace negotiators

PEACE TALKS. Filipino communist leader Jose Maria Sison answers journalists' questions during the opening ceremony of the formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front in Rome. File photo by Tiziania Fabi/AFP

Rebels say gov't notice to cancel talks, JASIG 'improper'

Feb 09, 2017 - 12:07 PM

The NDF insists there is no fair and just reason for the government to terminate the peace process on the heels of a successful 3rd round of talks held in Rome

FAST FACTS: The JASIG in the peace talks

Feb 08, 2017 - 4:44 PM

What is the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees JASIG all about in relation to the failed peace negotiations?

Immigration put on alert over NDF consultants

Feb 08, 2017 - 12:36 AM

This comes after the Duterte administration terminated the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees upon the cancellation of the peace talks

President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the meeting of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace panels on September 26. ACE MORANDANTE/PPD

Duterte gov't terminates JASIG

Feb 07, 2017 - 6:52 PM

UPDATED NDF chief negotiator Fidel Agcaoili says he finds the government notice odd because it only terminates the JASIG and not the peace negotiations but has the same effect

FOR PEACE. Some of the freed political prisoners raise their clenched fists as they hold a press conference at the social hall of the Episcopal Mission Center in Quezon City. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Political prisoners to Francis: Hear our stories

Jan 09, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Political detainees as well as families of desaparecidos and victims of extrajudicial will send letters to the Pope

DISTRAUGHT DAUGHTER. Nikki Gamara, daughter of incarcerated NDF peace consultant Renante Gamara, writes her second letter to Pope Francis. She has erlier sent the pontiff an email.

Gov't asked to stop arresting 'Jasig holders'

Apr 07, 2014 - 11:54 PM

Bayan Muna Representatives Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate and former Representative Satur Ocampo visit Benito and Wilma Tiamzon in Camp Crame

NO IMMUNITY. Benito Tiamzon steps out of the Camp Crame Multipurpose Hall shortly after arriving for his inquest proceedings. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

'Communist army irrelevant in 5 years'

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:49 AM

The NPA celebrates its 45th anniversary in the wake of top communist leaders arrest The military says the bandit group without any ideological mooring will be irrelevant in 5 years

ANNIVERSARY: The New People's Army turns 45 on March 29, 2014. Photo from the CPP web site