by TYRONE A. VELEZ
Lawyer Beverly Musni, convenor of Initiatives for Peace in Mindanao (InPeace) told Davao Today said she joins the public in condemning the bombing as it “intends to sow fear by attacking civilians.” She also “challenged authorities to answer questions by the public, to leave no stone unturned to find the truth and justice for the victims.”
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo meets participants of the Hajj to Mecca for this year’s Ramadan. The city will cover their travel expenses worth P30,000 (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)
Moro people recite their prayer or sambayang at Davao’s Grand Men Seng Hotel. They will join the Hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca for Ramadan with the support of city government. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)
When Davao Today sought the reactions of some members of the academe, they praised the efforts of the peace panels, at the same time, raised serious concerns.
By John Rizle L.Saligumba
Madlos said that the NDFP calls on other legitimate Moro armed groups and the Moro people to strengthen their struggle in two fronts. “First, in the assertion of basic human and political rights, persist and broaden the Moro mass movement by the thousands; and second, strengthen and further intensify the Moro armed revolutionary resistance against our common enemy – the fascist state and its armed forces, and US military interventionist forces.”
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Suara’s Lidasan said that this is the time for the Moro people to be on their guard the most as the agreement could be used to further plunder natural resources in Moro areas, noting that several foreign multinational companies such as Unocal and Exxon Mobil were already given permits for oil exploration and extraction, prior to the signing of the agreement.