The War with No End


A fighter in the New People's Army, which has waged war in the Philippines for over 30 years

Comrade Giegie is getting married. Her wedding will be held in a jungle clearing, which she will enter through an archway of raised assault rifles. The bride and groom will make their vows draped in a red flag bearing the spear and Kalashnikov of the 7,400-strong New People's Army (N.P.A.). Then they will pledge allegiance to the masses and promise to raise their children as revolutionaries. There will be no priest, no confetti, no wedding gown. So how will Giegie dress? "Like this," she smiles. Giegie, 22, is wearing a faded sweatshirt, jogging pants, Wellington boots and an Uzi submachine...

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