7 months DND says NPA anniversary ‘sad, unfortunate reminder of Filipinos’ sufferings’ MB
By Francis Wakefield  The Department of National Defense (DND) Thursday said the 50th year of the New People’s Army’s existence is a very sad and unfortunate reminder of the Filipino people’s sufferings at the hands of these criminals and terrorists. The DND made the remark as the New People’s Army (NPA) celebrates its 50th founding anniversary on Friday, March 29. New People’s Army (NPA) fighters in formation in the Sierra Madre mountain range.(AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) “For five long decades, the NPA stained our soil with blood, extorted from our hard-working people, harassed our communities, and tore Filipino families ... more