“We condemn the indiscriminate bombings and shellings and the atmosphere of terror brought about by the continuing military combat operations.”
The U.S. State of War: July 2017
The US bombing campaign is now the heaviest, nearly triple in amount of dropped bombs in Iraq and Syria alone, since the bombing of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the 60s to 70s.
Peace Group Challenges Aquino: Probe Bombings, Military Connivance
The peace advocacy group InPeace Mindanao calls on authorities to probe thoroughly the three recent bombings in Cotabato City and Sultan Kudarat, and challenged the Aquino government to do what the hawkish Arroyo administration had failed to do: uncover alleged military-Abu Sayyaf connivance. InPeace said hawkish responses to bombings are rehashed and not credible to…
Emergency Rule? The recent bombings and the impending Cabinet reshuffle, which would put former generals in strategic positions, have led some to believe that the Arroyo government is preparing to declare another state of national emergency or martial law. (By Flon Faurillo)
Still No Peace in War-torn Sulu
BY JHONG DE LA CRUZ (Bulatlat.com) Signs that Sulu is now on the way to recovery and development are yet to come, with random bombings and killings devastating this war-torn Southern Mindanao archipelago. “Unless the government begins reviewing its security policies and stop its overblown war against terrorism, Sulu will remain in its current state,…