The NDFP Reciprocal Working Committee Perspective on Social and Economic Reforms

A publication of the NDFP Human Rights Monitoring Committee
August 2009

The second item in the substantive agenda of the peace negotiations is social and economic reforms. It came second in the agenda only because there was the need to first “humanize” the armed conflict by binding the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) to observe human rights and international humanitarian law in the conduct of the armed conflict.

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The NDFP Reciprocal Working Committee Perspective on Social and Economic Reforms

A publication of the NDFP Human Rights Monitoring Committee
August 2009

The second item in the substantive agenda of the peace negotiations is social and economic reforms. It came second in the agenda only because there was the need to first “humanize” the armed conflict by binding the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) to observe human rights and international humanitarian law in the conduct of the armed conflict.

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NDFP Adherence to International Humanitarian Law on Prisoners of War

A publication of the NDFP Human Rights Monitoring Committee
December 2009

In May 1999, the NDFP International Information Office in Utrecht, The Netherlands, published an 85-page pamphlet entitled NDFP Adherence to International Humanitarian Law on Prisoners of War. It consisted of statements and documents on the capture, investigation and release of members of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) security forces, namely, Philippine Army (PA) Brigadier General Victor Obillo, PA Capt. Eduardo Montealto, Philippine National Police (PNP) Major Roberto Bernal and PA Sergeants Alipio Lozada and Wivino Demol – all prisoners of war (POWs) of the New People’s Army (NPA) held in different parts of the country in the first quarter of 1999.

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NDFP Adherence to International Humanitarian Law on Prisoners of War

A publication of the NDFP Human Rights Monitoring Committee
December 2009

In May 1999, the NDFP International Information Office in Utrecht, The Netherlands, published an 85-page pamphlet entitled NDFP Adherence to International Humanitarian Law on Prisoners of War. It consisted of statements and documents on the capture, investigation and release of members of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) security forces, namely, Philippine Army (PA) Brigadier General Victor Obillo, PA Capt. Eduardo Montealto, Philippine National Police (PNP) Major Roberto Bernal and PA Sergeants Alipio Lozada and Wivino Demol – all prisoners of war (POWs) of the New People’s Army (NPA) held in different parts of the country in the first quarter of 1999.

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