Posts by tag: zambo

6 years ago

CRACKED WALL

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A hole in a building in Lustre Street peers through a mosque. Many of these buildings were left in tatters during the Zamboanga standoff last September. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

6 years ago

SCRAP HUNTING

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Children scour the roads towards Barangay Santa Catalina, Zamboanga City in search of scrap wood and other things, two months after the Zamboanga standoff burned hundreds of houses here. (davaotoday.com photo by Earl O. Condeza)

6 years ago

MOODS

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Older sister smiles while younger sister stares emptily at their evacuation center in Zamboanga City’s Enriquez Memorial Complex, two months after the Zamboanga siege. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

6 years ago

Traumatized children resume classes in Zambo

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Traumatized children resume classes in Zambo

“Long-term counselling is needed because it will take a long time for them to overcome their trauma and fears. Not all children can cope, some are still afraid of the slightest noise, from fallen cabinet or things. Others who see men in fatigue uniforms thought there is another war,” said (Children’s Rehabilitation Center) CRC spokesperson Jacquiline Ruiz

6 years ago

PEACE TALKS NOW, SAYS MNLF DAVAO

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Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Davao City Chairman Rolando Olamit called out to fellow MNLF fighters and the government to re-open the door for talks to stop the bloodshed in Zamboanga City. Olamit joined a peace rally initiated by the Philippine national Police and the Arrmed Forces of the Philippines at Rizal Park last Wednesday. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

6 years ago

NDF Mindanao scores Misuari’s “ambition”, Aquino’s “brutality”

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The NDF spokesperson also said the Moro struggle would not end with the recent armed conflict, pointing out that the “(t)he reactionary regime’s divide-and-rule tactic would merely delay the fruition of the true aspirations of the Moro people.” “We are most certain that, should the GPH succeed to encumber one group, others would rise in its place to continue the struggle to resolve the fundamental problems of the Moro people,” Ka Oris aid.