Changing Marawi Narratives

The President has such an idiotic Maute/ISIS narrative. In the first place, nobody let the Mautes in Lanao. They live there. They are real Maranaos not like the President who claims to be a Maranao, too. Most Moros do not love the Philippines. They have been living under endless tyranny, as one popular book on … Continue reading Changing Marawi Narratives

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Zamboanga moro-moro ends

FROM: THE SETTING SUN Zamboanga Zarzuela Ends The Zamboanga zarzuela or moro-moro (Philippine traditional stage plays) finally ends its 10-day run in Philippine media. Well, it’s not yet really finished, but what is left is just the epilogue. On Sept. 9, 2013, the media reported that some 200 or 300 MNLF men loyal to Misuari attacked … Continue reading Zamboanga moro-moro ends

Opinion: What Is Najib’s Quid For PeNoy’s Quo (Dropping Sabah Claim)?

FROM: the SETTING SUN What Is PeNoy’s Quid For Najib’s Quo? BY Datu Jamal Ashley Abbas When Filipinos commit murder in foreign countries, the Philippine government go on bended knees asking foreign countries to spare the lives of these Filipinos. When the Sultan’s relatives went to Sabah, which was the home of the Tausugs for centuries, … Continue reading Opinion: What Is Najib’s Quid For PeNoy’s Quo (Dropping Sabah Claim)?

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?

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

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

Deadly drones come to the Muslims of the Philippines

FROM ALJAZEERA Deadly drones come to the Muslims of the Philippines   Washington and Manila should work with the Muslims of the Philippines to ensure full rights of identity and development. Last Modified: 05 Mar 2012 11:45   This article is the fifth in a series by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, a former Pakistani high commissioner … Continue reading Deadly drones come to the Muslims of the Philippines

Philippine Military charged all males in Albarka village for murder!

Angered by the double whammy -- from the MILF forces and from PNoy who refused an all-out war --  they got from its attack on MILF in Albarka, Basilan, the Armed Forces of the Philippines filed charges for MURDER against all the adult male population of the Albarka village. The military filed charges for murder … Continue reading Philippine Military charged all males in Albarka village for murder!

P5 million for peace, P14 billion for war materiel

The Aquino-Murad meeting in Tokyo has been highly criticized by most Filipinos. The announcement of P 5 million pesos given to the MILF by the Aquino government created an even greater controversy. Below is a Special Report by Carolyn Arguillas of MINDANEWS. SPECIAL REPORT (2): P5 million for peace, P14 billion in 15 months for … Continue reading P5 million for peace, P14 billion for war materiel