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Military presence threatens Lumad Students

The elements of 25th Infantry battalion Philippine Army encamped for 3 days at the Salugpungan Ta Tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center in Purok 4, Brgy, Mangayon, Compostela, Compostella Valley. Classes were disrupted as the students afraid to go to school … Continue reading

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Islamic freedom fighters vow to crush Philippine offensive in Mindanao

Islamic freedom fighters vow to crush Philippine offensive in Mindanao MAGUINDANAO (Mindanao Examiner / Jan. 31, 2014) – Islamic freedom fighters in the southern Philippines have vowed to crush a massive government offensive aimed at breaking the core of resistance … Continue reading

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17 BIFF killed in wake of peace talks breakthrough

17 BIFF killed in wake of peace talks breakthrough MANILA (UPDATE) – The Philippine Army on Tuesday said at least 17 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed by government troops during an offensive operation launched Monday.  By Dharel … Continue reading

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MILF pins hope for peace on Quevedo

MILF pins hope for peace on Quevedo COTABATO CITY—The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Thursday urged Mindanao’s first cardinal, Orlando Quevedo, to use his clout as a respected religious leader and peace broker to promote the peace process between … Continue reading

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Quevedo: Mindanao’s first cardinal

Quevedo: Mindanao’s first cardinal MANILA, Philippines – He says the Moro point-of-view “altered” his Christian perspective. He believes “the root cause of insurgency in the South is injustice.” And he demands respect for Muslims. By Paterno Esmaquel II, Rappler, January … Continue reading

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