Ti­amzons fight re-ar­rest, say peace talks may re­sume

Manila Times - - NEWS - DEMPSEY REYES

and Wilma Ti­amzon, lead­ers and con­sul­tants of the peace panel, on Wed­nes­day asked by the Philip­pine gov­ern­ment for their re-ar­rest.

In their pe­ti­tion, the cou­ple, Pa­s­tores, asked the court to de­fer its ac­tion on the gov­ern­ment’s man­i­fes­ta­tion and even cited the “pos­si­ble

“[ S] o as not to ren­der moot and aca­demic the ef­forts and over­whelm­ing calls to­ward the re­sump­tion of the peace ne­go­ti­a­tions [in Utrecht, The Nether

Pa­s­tores said that the gov­ern - tants in other courts. She noted that the court should also give “due weight and take into full ac­count the on­go­ing ef­forts of

Cal­ida said the Ti­amzon cou­ple ne­go­ti­a­tions be­tween the gov­ern

the Ti­amzons and to is­sue a recom­mit­ment or­der against them.

The two were tem­po­rar­ily re par­tic­i­pate in the peace ne­go­ti­a­tions in Oslo, Nor­way.

But early this month, the Com­mu­nist Party of the Philip­pines be­cause of the re­fusal of Pres­i­dent - dreds of po­lit­i­cal de­tainees.

The group’s ac­tion prompted uni­lat­eral truce. He also can­celled the peace talks.

The court will tackle the Ti­amzon’s cou­ple’s pe­ti­tion on Fe­bru­ary 17.

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