3 months PNP calls for revival of anti-subversion law to end Communism; CPP-NPA hits back MB
By Martin Sadongdong  The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday expressed support for the proposal of the Department of the Interior and Local Governments (DILG) to revive the anti-subversion law in a bid to “end” the five decades-old Communist insurgency in the country. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año (Photo from Philippine Information Agency / MANILA BULLETIN) Republic Act No. 1700 or the Anti-Subversion Law declared the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), founded by Jose Maria Sison, and similar associations as outlaws, and penalized membership in the party with 12 years of imprisonment. It was enacted on June 20, 1957, but ... more