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.
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Tending to children has become difficult in evacuation centers with the number of displaced increasing every day after two weeks of skirmish between MNLF and state forces. All over the city, the number of displaced residents has swelled up to nearly 120,000 from 12 villages as fighting continued on its second week.
In House Resolution 302, Bayan Muna asked the committee on peace, reconciliation and unity to investigate whether or not the government terminated the tripartite review of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement with the MNLF, which claimed that this provoked their members to march into Zamboanga City on September 9.
Smoke from a fire in Barangay Catalina, Zamboanga City can be seen at the background of Col. Edwin Andrews Airbase as tensions between the Moro National Liberation Front fighters and government troops are now on its fourth day Thursday. The fighting between the two continues as groups call on the Aquino government to take the review of the Final Peace Agreement with the MNLF seriously. (davaotoday.com photo by John Rizle L.Saligumba)
“Our brothers wanted to mount a peaceful rally but they were not granted. Do we need to see bloodshed so that our voices are heard?” (MNLF Davao Chair) Olamit asked.