Duterte said that Mindanao has lately been “taking a bashing from foreign sources.”
Ampatuan said that the “global menace of Islamist extremism is one of the ugliest ideological monster of our time”.
A Moro group on Thursday warned that the Bangsamoro law submitted to Congress have compromised the rights of Moro people and has actually restricted rights and powers of proposed Bangsamoro government.
A community-based school run by the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines in Talaingod, Davao del Norte has stopped its operations a day after celebrating their founding anniversary last October 1 due to intensified militarization.
“If only the admin [Aquino administration] pursued the peace process to the CPP-NDFP-NPA, these [human rights violations] will not happen,” Duterte said.