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New People's Army (NPA)/Communist Party of the Philippines

group name

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is an umbrella political organization. The CPP's armed guerrilla wing is the New People's Army (NPA).


The Philippines. The NPA operates mainly in rural Luzon, Visayas and parts of northern and eastern Mindanao, though it also has cells in Manila and other urban areas.

stated purpose

The CPP-NPA seeks to overthrow the Philippine government through sustained guerrilla warfare. In particular, the NPA aims to wage a Maoist-style revolutionary war against...

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