“God is great” rings in MILF camp

CAMP DARAPANAN – Amongst the hundreds of Mujahideen gathered in formation at this Maguindanao rebel enclave under the scorching sun last Monday, listening as loudspeakers blared developments of the framework agreement signing in Manila, a young fighter was in a battle of his own. Like the other thousands of people, Muslims and Christians alike, who’ve …Read More

12,000 villagers displaced in Gov’t operation against Sibugay “lawless elements”

The military’s pursuit of suspected “lawless elements” here left thousands displaced and, said a non-government group, shows both the damage offensives leave the local populace and the government’s limited capacity for aid response.

Anxiety, mistrust in GRP-MILF talks

The Philippine Government’s “fragmented approach” to its peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is stunting the negotiation’s overall progress, a university professor said.

After the Tokyo meeting, what’s next?

Prior to its chairman meeting with the President in Tokyo, a ranking official of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) had urged the chief executive for a workable political formula to end the Moro rebellion in Mindanao.