On the Release of Four (4) Prisoners of War (POW)

Luis G. Jalandoni
Chairperson, Negotiating Panel
Member, National Executive Committee
National Democratic Front of the Philippines

July 27, 2014

As a goodwill gesture to promote the peace talks between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), and as a response to the appeals of the families of the Prisoners of War (POWs), the NDFP is releasing the four POWs recently taken into custody by the New People’s Army.

The NDFP is declaring a ceasefire by the NPA for the towns of Claver, Gigaquit, Bacuag, Placer, Tubod and Alegria of Surigao del Norte and Kitcharao, Jabonga and Santiago of Agusan del Norte beginnig 12:00 noon of July 27, 2014 until 12:00 noon of August 1, 2014.

The NPA ceasefire corresponds with the SOMO and SOPO issued for the same area and period of time. The details of the NPA ceasefire are contained in the order issued on July 27, 2014 by Comrade Maria Malaya on behalf of the NDFP-NEMR.

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