Leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines have been arrested while doing rehabilitation work in areas devestated by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).

Benito Tiamzon, alleged Chairperson of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), and Wilma Tiamzon, alleged Secretary General of the CPP, have been arrested by the Armed Forces of the Philippines. They were arrested in Cebu when leading the New People’s Army to carry out rehabilitation work in areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

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Via Massalijn

Anyone want to bet this is part of the new U.S.-Philippines deal on military bases? Washington says: Stop any pretense of negotiations with the revolutionary forces. Pnoy obeys.