Bayawan City, Negros Oriental – The Civil-Military Operations Specialty Enabler Company, 14th CMO “Voice of Peace” Battalion under 11th Infantry (Lapu-lapu) Battalion attended by 1LT JUNALD V LACSAMANA, CO, BCoy, 11IB, 3ID, PA together with augmented RMFB7, other government and local officials headed by Hon. Jonas M. Trias, Bayawan Peace & Order Council, Representative of Mayor Pryde Henry Teves and PLT Tomas Wagas Tanutan, Deputy Bayawan City Police Station participated the Mass Condemnation New People’s Army atrocities in Barangay Ali-is, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental last August 11, 2020.
Around 270 residents of Barangay Ali-is assembled and simultaneously exhibited a peace rally followed by the burning of NPA flags to show that they strongly condemn the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed-wing, the New People’s Army (NPA). Participants carried placards and banners with messages calling for an end to the atrocities perpetrated by the CPP-NPA and they longing for peace & development and an insurgency-free community.
The Barangay Officials headed by Hon. Danilo P Salison, Chairman of Barangay Ali-is led the oath of allegiance and signing of a large banner of the Barangay Resolution declaring the members of CTGs as Persona Non-Grata.
With this overwhelming support from the masses and the utmost dedication and effort by the Province of Negros Oriental Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC), we can attain insurgency-free communities and sustainable development in the Island of Negros.