International Court of Justice on Sabah

To all misguided Filipinos and Malaysians who keep on blabbering that the ICJ had already ruled against Sulu/the Philippines re Sabah, here are two articles written by Joseph G. Lariosa that they should read: Obiter Dictum in ICJ  On Sabah Case May Save The Day for PH JGL Eye Column By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA (© 2013 Fil … Continue reading International Court of Justice on Sabah

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Fighting continues in Sabah

It's been two weeks since the Malaysian police and army attacked the 200 or so men and women from the Sultanate of Sulu. The Malaysian and Philippine governments announced the "end of the standoff" and declared the surrender of ten of the Sulu Sultan's men. It's been 10 days since the Malaysians carpet bombed Lahad … Continue reading Fighting continues in Sabah

Sabah is part of Bangsa Moro homeland

With the news all about Sultan Jamal ul Kiram III's men in a stand-off with Malaysian authorities in Sabah, here is an essay on Sabah and the Bangsa Moro by Hadji Datu Jamal Ashley Yahya Abbas. FROM: THE SETTING SUN  [(c) Hadji Datu Jamal Ashley Yahya Abbas] Sabah And The Bangsa Moro All these news on … Continue reading Sabah is part of Bangsa Moro homeland

Struggle for Bangsamoro independence continues

FROM PHILIPPINE STAR:   BIFM: Struggle for Bangsamoro independence continues By Alexis Romero Home Updated October 15, 2012 05:07 PM   MANILA, Philippines - The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM) on Monday said that the Bangsamoro framework agreement will not bring peace in Mindanao and vowed to continue calling for the creation of an independent homeland. … Continue reading Struggle for Bangsamoro independence continues

MILF-GPH FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT: ROAD MAP TO PEACE, WAR or NOWHERE?

FROM: PNOY'S ROAD MAP TO PEACE OR TO NOWHERE?  by Datu Jamal Ashley Yahya Abbas Tomorrow, October 15, 2012, a supposedly historic event will happen at Malacanang - the formal signing of a Framework Agreement between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) with no less than the Prime … Continue reading MILF-GPH FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT: ROAD MAP TO PEACE, WAR or NOWHERE?

Vengeance Killings in Marawi City

In an apparent retaliation to the deaths of three of their comrades and injury to 13 others, the military picked-up and allegedly tortured and killed Engr. Abdul Mohaimen Nur Biston, field engineer of Amai Pakpak General Hospital. Engr. Biston was unarmed, carrying only a hand-held radio and a cellphone.  He was picked up right after he performed his … Continue reading Vengeance Killings in Marawi City

Philippine Government agrees to create Bangsamoro state

The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed an agreement on some fundamental points with the total framework of a new "Bangsamoro political entity ... that will replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao" (or ARMM).   FROM MANILA STANDARD TODAY: Govt agrees to create Bangsamoro state Tuesday, 24 April, 2012 Written by Joyce Pangco Panares … Continue reading Philippine Government agrees to create Bangsamoro state

Moro fisherman dies in US-Philippine war games

FROM RAPPLER.COM US troops in sea mishap, 1 fisherman dead BY DAVID Y. SANTOS Posted on 04/19/2012 6:23 PM  | Updated 04/19/2012 10:01 PM MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Tragedy marred the conduct of the Balikatan Exercises 2012 after a fisherman in Basilan died when his motorized pump boat collided with a sea vessel belonging to US troops … Continue reading Moro fisherman dies in US-Philippine war games

MILF doubts peace pact with Aquino government

Finally, the MILF realizes it! From the start it is obvious that the PeNoy administration was simply stalling for time until it could put its men in place at the ARMM. And now that they are there, PeNoy and his cohorts thinks that they can "reform" the ARMM and will have no need for any peace … Continue reading MILF doubts peace pact with Aquino government

Malaysian Terrorist allegedly killed by Philippine military still alive – Malaysian cop says

In February 2012, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), together with troops from the United States of American, bombed an alleged terrorist camp in the jungles of Sulu. The AFP claimed that an Abu Sayyaf leader was killed together with two top terrorists of the Indonesia-based Jemaah Islamiyyah (JI). One of them was a Malaysian named Zulkifli … Continue reading Malaysian Terrorist allegedly killed by Philippine military still alive – Malaysian cop says