Ang mga malalayang komunidad na matagumpay na nagdepensa sa lupang ninuno at kasarinlan ay naging biktima ng diskriminasyon at pagpapabaya matapos italaga ang Republika ng Pilipinas. Dapat lamang magkaisa ang mamamayang Bangsa Moro, mga Lumad, mga mamamayang Cordillera at iba pang mga katutubo sa buong kapuluan na matagal nang nag-ukit ng tagumpay sa ating kasaysayan. Sapagkat sila ay mga bayani at martir sa pagpapasya-sa-sarili laban sa kolonyalismo at mga lokal nilang kasapakat.
Tags: Moro people
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.
By MARYA SALAMAT
“Under the guise of counter-terrorism, the people of Mindanao are being held hostage by business interests. Communities who defy military presence are tagged as terrorist havens, its residents as supporters.” – Kawagib
Dureza said the government is currently working on another draft on the ancestral domain clause that will hopefully be acceptable to the MILF to break the deadlock in the peace negotiations. BY GERMELINA A. LACORTE Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 8, March 30-April 5, 2008 Sec. Jesus Dureza, the President’s adviser on…
It is clear why the Philippine government is not about to give up Mindanao or even only the acknowledged Moro ancestral domains to the Moro people. All talk about national sovereignty and the indivisibility of Philippine territory is just a convenient cover for the real reasons: ownership of land by big non-Moro landowners, including multinationals…