Leaders of national minorities from different regions in the country dance during the launch of Sandugo.
“This is in response to the call of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines to extend support to the Moro people who are now being victimized by the Philippine Armed Forces’ vicious all-out war.”
“We wonder whose BBL would be passed in the end, the BTC version or the Malacañang version?” — Suara Bangsamoro
‘The GPH-MILF peace talks seem to only further the political agenda of Aquino and Liberal Party in Mindanao.’ — Amira Lidasan, Suara president
“The Moro people will continue to endure the national oppression, economic subjugation and dire poverty and backwardness albeit under the signboard of a supposedly newer and better form of regional autonomy.” – Moro Christian Peoples’ Alliance
With the fresh government offensive, Muslim rebels branded the Philippine Army “terrorists” and the “true spoilers” of peace negotiations.
By ALEX D. LOPEZ Davao Today DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will continue to exist until a new law is passed. This was clarified yesterday afternoon, October 8, by the Government of the Philippines (GPH) chief negotiator Marvic Leonen in a press briefing in Malacañang. The chief negotiator added…
By MARYA SALAMAT
“What is important to us is that we should have a (Bangsamoro) substate which we ourselves are governing.” – MILF
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld If peace could be won through press releases and other public announcements, the Bangsamoro should be exercising their right to self-determination and enjoying genuine autonomy by now. The Government of the Philippines-Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GPH-MILF) 26th formal exploratory peace talks ended last March 21 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.…
By MARYA SALAMAT
So far, the most bitterly criticized euphemism for military solution in the name of Oplan Bayanihan against the Bangsamoro people was the ad-inspired “all-out justice” launched last October. Based on a fact-finding report, it is, in reality, an all-out war.
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The shrill call to wage “all-out war”, in reaction to the overwhelming defeat of a platoon of special action forces on a mission to “arrest” a rebel Moro commander in Basilan, is nothing but pure hogwash. For one it is obvious, except to the military top brass and to…