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PIA Press Release
2007/09/14

La Union PNP supports PGMA's amnesty program

By Jessie R. Valdez

San Fernando City, La Union (14 September) -- PSINSP Marlon D. Paiste, San Fernando City, La Union Deputy Chief of Police expressed his full support to Proclamation No. 1377, issued by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, otherwise known as the amnesty program of the government.

The proclamation granting amnesty to communist rebels is high time considering that the prevailing situation in our country is in turmoil due to the conviction of former President Joseph Estrada for the crime of plunder and other dilemma caused by political bickering among our leaders, Paiste said.

Paiste added that with the government's offer of accepting rebels back into the folds of the law through amnesty and eventually providing them access to the government's existing socio-economic services will certainly lead to a long lasting peace and reconciliation.

However, Paiste said there should be a defined procedure on how they (rebels) can avail of the program and additionally, upon entry to the mainstream of our society, an instant job in the government sector should be given to the returnees that corresponds to their qualification, not necessarily in accordance with the civil service rule, while they are undergoing the required qualifications to be offered by the government.

Paiste disclosed that to achieve the program's goal of reconciliation and unity with our brothers having different political beliefs, local government units and the military need to work hand in hand with the national government giving emphasis on the implementation of the amnesty program. (PIA La Union) [top]

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