Speaking before a Mindanao peace summit that gathered around 200 participants on Tuesday, Iqbal, who also heads the Bangsamoro Transition Council (BTC) said the Sabah claim is a “bilateral issue” between the Philippine and the Malaysian governments that “should be addressed through a dialog.”
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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
Bishop Modesto Villasanta, spokesperson for the Sowing the Seeds of Peace, said they are always ready to facilitate such request. His group already facilitated a number of releases of NPA captives in the different far-flung areas in the region. They acted upon the request of the families, local government units and church denominations, among others.
Student activists in Davao City led by Anakbayan celebrate the Fil-Am Friendship Day on Thursday with a protest. They slammed…
Peace advocates in Mindanao worry that only one of the four annexes contained in the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro…
By EDGIE FRANCIS B. UYANGUREN
“Gusto kong malaman ng UP students ang peace talks. Bakit kailangan nilang makialam.” — Krista Melgarejo, UP’s 31st Student Regent
By BEVERLY ANN S. MUSNI, YR.
Peace comes with a high price. It comes not just with a symbol of a dove and the signing of agreements. It comes with a commitment to achieve actual results through genuine and sincere reforms for the majority of the people.
By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN