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P5 million for peace, P14 billion for war materiel

November 16, 2011

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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 […]

A saga of all-out euphemisms vs peace, the Moro and the ordinary people

November 16, 2011

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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com When it comes to addressing the conflict in Mindanao, nothing has really changed in Philippine government policy despite the change from one president and administration to another. It has always been consistently “militarist,” said Neil V. Murad, secretary-general of Suara Bangsamoro (Voice of the People). This dogged militarist approach, he said, […]