Category Archives: BOL

PEACETALK: The BOL may not be a perfect law for us but at least we can have something to start with

(Statement of Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Peace Implementing Panel Chair, during the Presentation on Republic Act No. 11054 or the “Organic Law on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao” on 08 August 2018 at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, ARMM ORG Compound in Cotabato City) Asalaamu alaikum warakmatulahi taala wa barakatuh. Good morning, ladies and […]

Bangsamoro organic law softens BIFF rebels to yield

GEN. S.K. PENDATUN, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 10 Aug) – A Moro rebel leader’s recognition of the Duterte administration’s determination to end “historical injustices” in Mindanao drove him and his five followers to end the struggle and live peacefully with their families. The signing by President Duterte of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) has softened the […]

UPDATE: Car bomb kills 11 in Basilan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 31 July) – A car laden with a powerful bomb exploded at a military checkpoint in Basilan province in the southern Philippines Tuesday morning, killing at least 11 persons, including five government troops, officials said. The deadly blast came less than a week after President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Bangsamoro Organic Law, […]

Towns to vote on inclusion of their barangays in Bangsamoro

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/30 July) – Barangays outside of the core territory of the Bangsamoro that are proposed for inclusion in the Bangsamoro in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will become part of the new political entity if the municipalities to which they now belong will vote in favor of the law creating such […]