4 months Año tells NPA members to return to the fold of the law: ‘We will not abandon you’ MB
By Chito Chavez  Describing them as “disillusioned,” Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año urged New People’s Army (NPA) members to rejoin mainstream society. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año (Photo from Philippine Information Agency / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The call was made as Año guaranteed “the government will never abandon you as the Communists did.” “That is the harsh truth. Walang pakialam ang NPA sa kapakanan ng kanilang mga miyembro (The NPA does not care about its members). They are just mere dispensable pawns in the CPP-NPA-NDF’s senseless advocacy to overthrow the government through armed struggle,” Año said. ... more