“The Friday protest proves that the [government] can no longer contain the angst and frustrations of the [displaced] Meranaws from the [main] affected areas. The [government] should now look into the clamor of affected residents,.”
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The Meranaws of Marawi City are eager to return to their homes and get back on their feet without the encroachment of big business.
A Marawi City evacuee tells of the hardship of searching for his kin under martial law in Mindanao.
The Maranaos from Marawi have brought to the capitol their stories of suffering and their demand for justice.
The Marawi evacuees want to go home soon not only because they feel the conflict should have been mopped up earlier with the forces sent in by the government. They also worry over possible threats of dislocation via “rehabilitation” and other plans such as the expansion of plantations and promoting eco-tourism.