“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

Old concerns hound new Bangsamoro agreement

The reaction people here have on the establishment of a Bangsamoro Political Entity is mixed and a question also raised prior to the foiled signing of the 2008 Memorandum Agreement on Ancestral Domain is again being asked: what will befall lands that will fall under its control?

Pacquiao to champion Mindanao peace

as grassroots leaders debunk reports that the MILF is preparing for war OZAMIZ CITY, southern Philippines — Mindanao peace activists are hoping for greater public awareness on the search for political solutions to the “Bangsamoro problem”; thanks to the boxing world’s People’s Champ. Boxing legend-turned Sarangani Congressman Manny Pacquiao expressed his willingness “to champion the …Read More