The BBL Law does not recognize and allow the exercise of the Moro’s right to self-determination, which include the right to have their own Constitution, their own identity, territories, own justice system, finance, armed forces and laws to utilize their natural resources and wealth, among others.
Dubbed as Pambansang Lakbayan ng Pambansang Minorya, the members of national minorities under the flag of Sandugo are returning to Metro Manila on Thursday, August 31. They will camp out in UP Diliman, their main camp, and in two other satellite camps near other universities. They have scheduled mass meetings and delegations to various government offices until September 21, but they invite the public to meet with them in their camps or in their scheduled mass actions.
Tarlac journalists receive death threats Two local journalists who covered the bloody dispersal of the Hacienda Luisita strike in Tarlac province (120 kms. from Manila) last Nov. 16, have been receiving death threats. In a statement dated Jan. 12, the Tarlac chapter of the National Union of the Philippines (NUJP-Tarlac) scored the incident, saying it…