New People's Army


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Noun1.New People's Army - a terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines; a Maoist organization formed to overthrow the government; uses hit squads called Sparrow Units; opposes United States military presence in the Philippines
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Sparrow Unit - a hit squad of the New People's Army in the Philippines
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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A soldier was killed while five others were wounded in a clash with New People's Army (NPA) at Barangay Mabini, Basey town, Samar on Friday (Aug.
2 NPA rebels killed in Bukidnon clash !-- -- John Unson (The Philippine Star) - August 13, 2019 - 12:00am COTABATO CITY, Philippines Two New People's Army (NPA) rebels were killed in an encounter with soldiers in Talakag, Bukidnon on Sunday.
Seven barangays of San Fernando and Kitaotao in Bukidnon declared the New People's Army persona non grata during the two-day event on Wednesday.
The Philippine Army (PA) will extend all the necessary security assistance to the Lumad leaders, who are now being threatened by suspected New People's Army (NPA) terrorists for raising awareness on the communist rebels' exploitation and deception tactics.
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan - A group of New People's Army (NPA) fighters attacked the detachment of the Civilian Active Auxiliary in Barangay Balanni, Sto.
Jose Maria Sison and Bernabe Buscayno, chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines and chief of the New People's Army, respectively, together with some 450 others belonging to the second and third echelon of the Philippine Communist Party leadership were captured during my administration.
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on New People's Army (NPA) rebels to lay down their arms and take on jobs.
"The Somo with the New People's Army will be observed from 12.01am of December 24 to 12 noon of December 26 and 12.01am of December 31, 2009 to 12 noon of January 1, 2010," Ermita, said.
The New People's Army (NPA) raided the Tampakan mine, one of the largest undeveloped copper and gold resources in South East Asia, on Tuesday.
Jose Maria Sison, a founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People's Army, which has been in armed revolt against the Philippine government since 1969, was arrested in the Netherlands on murder charges Aug.
At least 15 New People's Army guerillas disguised as army and police officers sprang nine comrades from a jail south of Manila, a military report said Sunday.