Bayan Muna Rep.Carlos Isagani Zarate, vice-chairperson of the House Committee on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity, welcomed the announcement of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) of a unilateral ceasefire before the end of the month as a gesture of good faith for the resumption of the formal peace negotiations in April 2-6.

"This is indeed a welcome development and I hope that the administration would reciprocate the move," said Rep. Zarate.

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Makabayan is a political coalition of twelve Philippine progressive parties: Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Gabriela, Kabataan, Courage, Migrante, ACT-Teachers, Katribu, Akap Bata, Piston, Kalikasan at Aking Bikolnon . The council also includes personages in the field of arts, governance, mass media and people’s organizations. READ MORE

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    ACT Teachers Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro condemned the eviction notice of the National Housing Authority (NHA) against informal settler families (ISFs) who occupied idle government housing units in Pandi and other areas in Bulacan.


    The Makabayan bloc expresses its full support for the series of militant actions led by urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) to occupy thousands of idled and vacant houses in government relocation sites in Bulacan which started last March 8.

  • Youth party condemns Abra bombing: ‘Duterte’s All-Out War wantonly destroying people’s lives’

    Kabataan Partylist condemns the military’s “intensified pursuit operations” in Malibcong, Abra. “The only casualties here are the community and the people. This is madness! This is terror!”, Kabataan partylist Rep. Sarah Elago said.

    On March 16, four (4) fighter jets of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) indiscriminately dropped bombs on Malibcong, Abra as part of the combat operations of the 24th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army under the 7th Infantry Division otherwise known as the notorious “Palparan Division”.