Moro residents interviewed by Davao Today here blasted the statement of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) which urged lawmakers to “scrutinize and debate” the proposed Bangsamoro Basic law.
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Trianga said that government must support their call for sustainable farming so that peasants will be able to rebuild their lives.
Typhoon Pablo survivors in the province planted not less 1,500 seedlings on Tuesday in their areas that were once flattened in December 2012.
The proposed facility for US troops in Cotabato City would be seen as an intrusion into the Bangsamoro homeland and would be regarded as “direct US intervention in Mindanao”, a militant Moro group said.
A Thailand-based international advocacy group is urging governments belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to conduct speedy investigations into cases of enforced disappearances “to bring an immediate end to enforced disappearances and ensure justice for the victims and their families.”
Filipino media and human rights groups described as arrogant the remarks of President Benigno Aquino before a Belgian audience on the state of the country’s human rights in the course of the government counterinsurgency campaign.
At the time of his death, Butalid was the second broadcast journalist to be killed in Tagum City since 1996.
Hanimay Suazo, Karapatan Regional Secretary General, said that it is not surprising when Palparan sought to be transferred to AFP’s custody.
“NPA will immediately declare its own suspension of offensive operations with the same duration and scope as soon as the GPH declares its SOMO and SOPO.”
“All the more, the budget for the AFP is susceptible or most likely will just end up in the pockets of corrupt generals.”