Daily Archives: October 23, 2016

KMB JOIN 2nd LARRY ITLIONG DAY IN HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN

JFAV UPDATES

October 22, 2016

KMB JOIN 2nd LARRY ITLIONG DAY IN HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN

Los Angeles– We are pro-people. Community comes first.14707960_1219014041505936_4751609130010172485_o

The Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB) Pro People Youth and the Knights of Rizal (KOR)-Historic FIlipinotown (KOR-HFT)  joined the 2nd Larry Itliong Day Parade and Festival last Saturday, October 22, 2016

.They marched from Unidad Park to Loma Drive at St.Columban Filipino Catholic Church.

14641976_10207809433739112_5031436976755694961_nAfter the march they joined the re-enactment of the Delano Grape Strike in September 8, 1965 led by Larry Itliong and Cezar Chavez of AWOC and the UFW. Art Garcia acted as Larry Itliong and the KmB as the farm workers on strike as a part of the program.

Celebrating the 2nd Annual Larry Itliong Day Parade and Festival in #HistoricFilipinotown, Los Angeles.

#ProPeopleYouth #KmB #LosAngeles #Filipino#FilAm #Pilipinx #FAHM2016 #FAHM #PAHM#JFAV16

##70StillNoEquity #DoubleErasure

 

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HITLER”S COMMISSAR”S ORDER, THE SEVERITY ORDER AND PRRD

CULTURAL NOTES

October 22, 2016

HITLER”S COMMISSAR”S ORDER, THE SEVERITY ORDER AND PRRD

By Arturo P. Garcia

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When the German Nazi’s launched Operation Barbarosa or the invasion of Russia on June 21, 1941, Reich Chancellor Adolf Hitler issued the Commissar’s Order, “the extermination of communist political officers in the Russian Red Army whenever they are captured.”

In connection with his order, The Severity Order or Reichenau Order was the name given to an order promulgated within the German Sixth Army on the Eastern Front during World War II by Field Marshal Walther von Reichenau on 10 October 1941

This infamous order paved the way for mass murder of Jews. All Jews were henceforth to be treated as de facto partisans, and commanders were directed that they be either summarily shot or handed over to the Einsatzgruppen execution squads of the SS-Totenkopfverbände as the situation dictated. The two orders caused the millions of death in Russia in an epic proportion.

In the Philippines, there are no written orders but the speeches and interviews of President Rodrigo Duterte (PRRD) carried such effect to the police and the armed forces. No matter how he twist it, or “creatively interpreted by his paid hacks, it carried the same effect.

In this sense, i can surmise that PRRD is really good. In the sense there is no paper trail and he can always deny what he said or ordered. He can always say,”it was only a joke”. Yes, a very bloody joke!

As of the press, time the record show, the number of victims of EJK has reached more than 4, 300. Although PRRD admitted that there is “extra-judicial killings” but said “there are no state-sanctioned killings”, the fact is it is the same banana.

I still wondering how PRRD got his law degree and passed the bar with is contempt for human rights. He even cast doubt on the concept for human rights and questioned its concept. Why? Because he believed that it is an obstacle to his anti-drug war.

The result is a clash between him and the Human Rights Commission(HRC), the legislative branch and also he judiciary. It clash even with the United States for the American government holds human Rights as one of the corner stone of its foreign policy.

PPRD should know as a lawyer, that the concept of human rights was enshrined as a concept of the United Nations after World War II.

This was because of the Nazi genocide that killed more than 6 million jews and more than 20 million Russians because of Hitler’s Commissars Order and the Severity Order of the German Army under Field Marshal Reichenau.

But PRRD questioned the President of the United States when the later said he will bring it up when he talked with PRRD. PPRD’s reaction was violent. It turned an ugly turn when POTUS Obama cancelled his meeting with PRRD.

Then PRRD hits POTUS Obama for bringing out the issue of the Bud Dajo Massacre of 1906 in Sulu in the face of Obama and asked” Is this not a violation of human rights?” at the ASEAN meeting in Laos.

A very undiplomatic gesture. Leftist praised PPRD, the diplomats cringe in disbelief and the media was overjoyed for the news.

Again, PRRD went to China and played with the Chinese officials and crowd who were pleased by his remarks. Still he holds on his anti-drug bolstered by China’s aid.

Meanwhile the killings will go on until PRRD orders it be stopped and when “the last drug lord has been killed.”

The only draw back is people don’t learn their history and seems do not remembered and deliberately don’t remember what they learned in school. They maybe lawyers and intellectuals but they do not know what is right or wrong.

As a great man said, “those who do not learn their history are bound to repeat the mistakes of the past.”

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ALLIANCE: THE ROAD TO PEACE IN THE PHILIPPINES IS COMPLICATED, CEASEFIRE IN DANGER

Alliance News
October 22,2016

ALLIANCE: THE ROAD TO PEACE IN THE PHILIPPINES IS COMPLICATED, CEASEFIRE IN DANGER

Los Angeles —” Stop OPlan Bayanihan. No release of detainees, no ceasefire.”14054299_10209124495803178_1134729115577460992_o

 

The Alliance News reported today that National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) demanded ” that the the Duterte regime must immediately put an end to the repressive and bellicose military operations under the US-directed Oplan Bayanihan.

It must order the immediate pull-out of all troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) from civilian communities in the countryside.”

The NDFP also said, ” Only such measures will encourage the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and New People’s Army (NPA) to further extend the unilateral ceasefire declaration.

The revolutionary forces are discouraged from entering a ceasefire agreement in the face of the GRP’s failure to implement some points of agreement.”

No Amnesty Until The End Of Peace Talks

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The Alliance Philippines scored, ” the GRP’s chief negotiator and the defense secretary assertion that no amnesty proclamation will be signed until the end of peace negotiations.

This is consistent with PRRD’s statement that he will only release the more than 400 detainees if the peace agreement signed. This holds the more than 400 detainees hostage to the result of the peace negotiations.

This goes against the spirit of the August agreement that such a proclamation will be issued to pave the way for the release of 434 more political detainees. After having suffered injustice, they will now be made to go through the eye of the needle to attain their aspired freedom.”

AFP Oplan Bayanihan on Full Swing

 

The Alliance noted, ” It is disheartening to know that the GRP will not carry out this measure. It does not help strengthen the NDFP’s trust in the negotiations.joma-duterte-0510-1

Over the past 60 days since the CPP and GRP issued unilateral ceasefire declarations, NPA units have firmly carried out orders to hold off all offensives against the uniformed personnel of the AFP and PNP. This is despite the very difficult situation arising from continuing provocative operations of enemy armed units under Oplan Bayanihan.

The AFP’s perpetuation of the Oplan Bayanihan is an outright affront to, and tramples on, the spirit of the simultaneous ceasefires of the CPP and GRP. It completely disregards the order of GRP President Duterte to be friendly with the revolutionary forces and the revolutionary government.

Old Fascist Situation Remains

To the Filipino people, the continuing repressive and bellicose operations of the AFP under Oplan Bayanihan despite the ceasefire reveals that the old situation remains under the Duterte regime inspite of his talk of peace and change.

The prevailing ceasefire while the AFP continues with Oplan Bayanihan is greatly disadvantageous to the Filipino people, especially for the peasant masses in the countryside and their people’s army.

To them, it would be better to not have the ceasefire if the soldiers will not be removed anyway from their communities and they would not be allowed to fight on equal grounds.

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