NDFP peace negotiators pay tribute to NPA’s Pulang Bagani Battalion

NDFP peace negotiators were honored by the New People’s Army’s Pulang Bagani Battalion with a special military parade and review at the conclusion of their national peace forum in Davao City’s Paquibato District last December 26.

NDFP negotiating panel member Coni Ledesma, senior adviser Luis Jalandoni, consultants Concha Araneta Bocala and Porferio Tuna expressed delight at the presence of women commanders and fighters among the ranks of the NPA’s biggest standing unit. Read more

Pulang Bagani Battalion leads celebration of CPP’s 48th anniversary

The New People’s Army’s Pulang Bagani Battalion staged a military parade and review to start the Communist Party of the Philippines’ 48th founding anniversary celebration in Davao City last December 26.

Often dismissed as a spent force, especially after the death of one of its legendary commanders Leoncio “Ka Parago” Pitao, the battalion welcomed tens of thousands of supporters and well-wishers in a show of force at President Rodrigo Duterte’s hometown.

The CPP said it is at its strongest in its 48-year history and is ready to continue its revolution until final victory.

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