Israel has been a threat, not only to its people, but to its entire region. With the support of the US government, it has continued to build nuclear arsenal and weapons through the years, bombing and destroying houses, properties of innocent Palestinians. This is despite the several warnings issued by the United Nations.
The observance of Ramadan proves to be challenging for Moro communities because of stricter measures imposed due to COVID-19 lockdown. The poorest communities, particularly evacuees from Marawi, also lament their exclusion from government’s assistance programs.
These “norms” for majority of my brothers and sisters in Mindanao are not merely borne out of discrimination and religious puns; these are consequences of decades-long imposition of all-out war, militarization, land-grabbing, and vulgarization of our culture.
Muslims in Mindanao Mark End of Ramadan
Journalists in Cagayan de Oro grilled and insulted a young man arrested on suspicion that he robbed a taxi driver. But the insults had more to do with two unrelated facts: that the suspect was a Muslim and a homosexual. By HERBIE S. GOMEZ Bulatlat.com CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — What was supposed to be…