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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…