Baseless and unproven accusations linking prominent political figures to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its military arm, the New People’s Army (NPA), continue circulating online two years after the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 took effect.
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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pahayag ng opisyal ng NTF-ELCAC na nagbigay ng ‘matapang na pahayag’ at ‘posisyon’ ang international community sa CPP-NPA nangangailangan ng konteksto
Sinabi ni National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) Executive Director Emmanuel Salamat na ang international community ay “nakagawa na ng isang matapang na pahayag” at “posisyon” […]
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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: NTF-ELCAC official’s claim that international community made ‘a strong statement’ and ‘position’ on CPP-NPA needs context
Other countries’ declaration of an entity as “terrorist” is not part of the Philippines’ requirements to designate groups as “terrorist” under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020.