Teaching Bangsamoro and Filipino History

  From the blog THE SETTING SUN, 2.0   Teaching Bangsa Moro history Sometime in 1991 or earlier, Mr. Alfonso Felix, Jr. obtained copies of two historical documents from the Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid  written in 1755. He promptly translated the two texts entitled “The Siege of Palumpong” and “The Battle of Iligan.” The Society of … Continue reading Teaching Bangsamoro and Filipino History

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Federalism and Other Options

This is a CONTINUATION of Prof. Macapanton Yahya Abbas‘s “Is a Bangsa Moro State within a Federation the Solution?” ***********************************************************************   CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT The infirmities of the New Organic Law are serious that it must be declared unconstitutional especially the power of control of the National Government over the Regional Government as a Local Government … Continue reading Federalism and Other Options

PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT AGREEMENTS and NEGOTIATIONS with BANGSA MORO GROUPS

This is a CONTINUATION of Prof. Macapanton Yahya Abbas's "Is a Bangsa Moro State within a Federation the Solution?"  ... OIC RECOGNITION As mentioned earlier, this author was sent as a lawyer to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in February 1972 at the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers of the OIC.  He met with Secretary General Tengku … Continue reading PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT AGREEMENTS and NEGOTIATIONS with BANGSA MORO GROUPS

IS A BANGSA MORO STATE WITHIN A FEDERATION THE SOLUTION?

(Just before he passed away, Macapanton Rashid Yahya Abbas, Jr, wrote a rambling essay on the Bangsa Moro Conflict and was published in the Ateneo Law Journal  Vol. 48  Sept 2003.  Officially, he was designated as Secretary-General of several Moro groups like the Bangsa Moro Liberation Organization (BMLO), the National Coordinating Council for Islamic Affairs (NACCIA), … Continue reading IS A BANGSA MORO STATE WITHIN A FEDERATION THE SOLUTION?

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

War in Moro land – by Macapanton Abbas, Jr.

This is a CONTINUATION of Prof. Macapanton Yahya Abbas‘s “Is a Bangsa Moro State within a Federation the Solution?” ===================================== WAR IN MORO LAND (Last Phase) The brief history of the present Bangsa Moro Struggle, which I will present in the first person because I was one of the original members of the movement from … Continue reading War in Moro land – by Macapanton Abbas, Jr.