US FBI interfering again in Moroland


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US FBI to help in Cotabato bus bombing probe

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has sent two bomb experts in North Cotobato Saturday to help investigate the bomb that exploded inside a bus Friday and injured 10 people, ABS-CBN News reported Saturday.

The bomb went off at 2:45 p.m. inside a bus from Weena Bus Lines with body number 70-17 in Matalam town. The bus came from Cotabato City and was en route to Davao City. The injured, mostly bystanders, were immediately taken to Armas Provincial Hospital.

According to Inspector Elias Colo, Police Chief of Matalam, the American experts would help determine if the terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah was involved in the attack.

The report said the FBI bomb experts were also involved in recent military exercises between the US and Philippines held in Carmen, Cotabato.

For full story go to ABS-CBN Interactive website


Mindanao needs a Military Governor – Drilon, Yorac



LP to Comelec: Declare failure of elections in Maguindanao

By Veronica Uy
Last updated 07:07pm (Mla time) 05/21/2007

... Drilon admitted that managing elections in Mindanao was difficult. He recalled a statement of the late Haydee Yorac, when she was chairperson of the Comelec and in charge of the ARMM region, where she said, “They do not need an election in Mindanao, they need a military governor.”

In a slip of the tongue, former Senate President and President of the Liberal Party, the Dominant Opposition Party, quoted former Chair of the COMELEC and the Presidential Commission on Good Government, the late Haydee Yorac as saying that MINDANAO NEEDS A MILITARY GOVERNOR.

This shows the real mindset of Filipino government officials; ie., Muslim Mindanao is a COLONY of Christian Philippines and needs to be governed militarily. The US used to govern its colony the Philippines, including Moroland with military governors. Obviously, some Filipino leaders believe that they are the successors of the Americans in Mindanao / Moroland.

President Gloria Arroyo already took the first step by appointing a Military (or Police?) General as President of the Mindanao State University.

The Moro People should take this Freudian slip as a clear warning of the true intentions of the Filipino leadership. It must be noted that in 1935, the Manila government enacted Legislative Act 4197 known as the “Quirino-Recto Colonization Act”. According to this law, the “lasting solution” to the Moro Problem was the SETTLEMENT of Moroland by Christians from Luzon and Visayas.

(As a result of this Colonization Act and other colonization policies, Bicolanos and Ilocanos like Pimentel and Zubiri call themselves Mindanaoans and fight to represent Mindanao in the Senate of the Philippines. On the other hand, the indidgenous peoples of Mindanao — the Bangsa Moro — are not represented in the Senate.)

The Manuel Quezon government was obssesed with settling Mindanao / Moroland that in 1938, Quezon et al offered Mindanao to be the new home of Jewish refugees. If the Moros at that time did not oppose the idea and the US did not enter World War II, Israel would have been in Mindanao!


The Mindanao Plan: Political Obstacles to Jewish Refugee Settlement