More than 11,000 NPA rebels, supporters surrender to Goverment authorities

More than 11,000 NPA rebels, supporters surrender to Goverment authorities

Joma Sison, try to make a lie out of this hard facts.
Malacanang has called the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) ideology founded by Joma Sison as a ‘failed rebellion’, on the exact date of its celebration of its 50th anniversary.

NPA rebels surrenders government troops (photo credit to owner)

The Armed Forces of the Philippines said there are about 11,605 New People’s Army(NPA)  rebels and supporters that have surrendered to the government since  Jan. 1 to Dec. 26 of this year.
Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, said of this number  1,222 are regular NPAs; 1,398 are “Militia ng Bayan” operatives; 408 “Sangay ng Partido sa Lokalidad”; 1,133 “Underground Mass Organization” members and 7,444 others are considered as supporters of the communist terrorists.
120 communist rebels have been killed during military operations and 196 were arrested.
Seized high-powered firearms were placed at 787 while low-powered ones were pegged at 1,074. Some 546 improvised explosive devices and 310 camps were also seized during military operations, Col. Noel Detoyato said.
AFP chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal when asked to comment on the CPP-NPA’s 50th anniversary, said that it has without any real achievements and its members fighting for a lost cause.
“Again, as far as we are concerned, the CPP-NPA have no reason to celebrate and no achievements to be proud of. We are reminding them that their options remain the same: we are ready to accept them, and they can avail of the benefits of ‘Balik-Loob’ or they might just die for a lost cause,” the AFP chief-of-staff said.
The United States of America and the European Union has listed the New People’s, the Communist Party of the Philippines’ armed wing as a “terrorist organization.”

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