Statement of the DILG on the Designation of the National Democratic Front (NDF) as a Terrorist Organization

QUEZON CITY -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the issuance of Anti-Terrorism Council Resolution No. 21 designating the National Democratic Front (NDF) of the Philippines as a terrorist organization similar to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed component, the New People’s Army (NPA) which were likewise designated last year.

In its Resolution, the ATC found compelling and sufficient evidence to designate NDF as a terrorist...