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Oplan Bantay Laya the US-Arroyo campaign of terror and counterinsurgency in the Philippines by IBON Foundation

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Published by IBON Foundation in Quezon City, Philippines .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Pagination141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25092790M
ISBN 109789710483563
LC Control Number2010338816

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They state that it is part of the official government policy of eradicating the threat from the insurgency of the Communist Party of the Philippines and was officially sanctioned by the government of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo with the codename of Oplan Bantay Laya (Operation Plan Bantay Laya). Oplan Bantay Laya, the counter-insurgency policy of the government of the Philippines, tags legal people’s organizations and advocates as supporters or members of the armed communist rebel group to legitimize state harassment and violence, intended in reality to silence democratic government opposition. The armies orders was to carry out Oplan Bantay Laya II (OBL II) to wipe out the communist insurgency around the country by The army however, has been indiscriminately targeting teachers, lawyers, journalists, women, students, workers and peasants.   “Oplan Bantay Laya (OBL) was by far the bloodiest and most brutal counterinsurgency campaign unleashed on the Filipino people by any president. President Gloria Magcapagal-Arroyo and her state security forces will long be remembered for having left a generation of victims of human rights abuses, and having.

Oplan Bantay Laya is a failure has been strongly condemned both here and abroad. The progressive and democratic forces, church people, human rights advocates, various sectors and the pub-lic at large are one in condemning the regime’s terror-ism. Despite all this, the US-Arroyo regime continues to pull all stops to implement OBL. criminal government’s anti-insurgency program, Oplan Bantay Laya (OBL). Under OBL, the recruitment Arroyo Abetting Crimes such as the Ampatuan Massacre Authorities recovered the wrecked vehicles of the victims, which were hastily dumped and buried along with the victims’ bodies. Plan) called Oplan Bantay Laya 2 (OBL 2) at the start of OBL 2 is a harsher version of its failed predecessor Oplan Bantay Laya 1 that was implemented in Although shorter in duration (three years), OBL 2 is much more ambitious. It seeks to decisively.   But in fact, Oplan Bantay Laya, aimed at the destruction of the revolutionary movement, has been launched since early It is under the direction of Gloria M. Arroyo and her Cabinet Oversight Committee on Internal Security. Oplan Bantay Laya has two aspects.

  Oplan Bantay Laya, COIN, FID, MILF, NPA. So much to digest for us ordinary Pnoys, chin to the grindstone–our little "sari-sari" store makes $ a day, enough to buy rice and "ulam na gulay at tuyo." But the joy of raising a family as honest as possible.   The complainants blamed Oplan Bantay Laya, a counterinsurgency operation launched during Arroyo's term, for including the UCCP among the civil society and church organizations identified as front organizations of the Communist Party of the Philippines and, .   Kapirasong Kritikawrites a book reviewof Oplan Bantay Laya: The US-Arroyo Campaign of Terror and Counterinsurgency in the Philippines. By CPP Information Bureau. The National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Eastern Visayas (NDFP-EV) today assailed the announcement of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on extending its (national security program) Oplan Bantay Laya campaign until January as proving that Benigno Aquino III is no different from his predecessor.