Suara Bangsamoro has accused the Philippine National Police (PNP) of the “massacre” of nine Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters who have reportedly already surrendered before being mercilessly mowed down with automatic gunfire last May 25 in North Cotabato.
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“President Aquino presented himself as a leader, but has done nothing, but follow the whims of an imperialist power.”
“We regard the approved BBL as a Malacañang and Liberal Party BBL.” – Suara Bangsamoro
“The Moro civilian residents should not bear the brunt of the war of retaliation being waged by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the name of justice for the death of the SAF commandos.’
Violations of human rights and international humanitarian law continue, a month into the government’s “all-out offensive” in Maguindanao against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, says a Moro group.
“Now is the time for the Moro people to lift the veil of compliance to the US-Aquino regime, and intensify the fight to protect the rights of the Moro people.”
“The basic question is: will the BBL address the basic problems of right to self-determination, poverty and ancestral domain?”
“Suara Bangsamoro stands that if the AFP is sincere in its desire to achieve peace in Maguindanao, it should immediately recall its troops from their civilian encampments.”
“The AFP is clearly unable to distinguish civilians from combatants. This incompetence and lack of fire discipline has resulted to civilian casualties.”
The Suara Bangsamoro is calling for a stop to the government’s all-out offensive against Moro rebels as thousands of civilians are the ones who bear the brunt of the military aggression.
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