Category Archives: Datu

Groups say tribal leader killed in SouthCot was no NPA member

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 05 December) — Leaders of church, militant and environmental groups condemned the killing of a tribal chieftain and three other family members in an alleged encounter between communist rebels and the Army’s 27th Infantry Battalion in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato on Sunday afternoon, claiming the four were civilians and not members […]

PEACETALK: Understanding the typology of Filipino Muslim religious leaders

(Author’s note: The aim of this article is to give a birds eye view on the different types of Muslim religious leaders in the Philippines and to avoid confusion on their typology. ) Understanding Muslim religious leaders requires that one be familiar with the evolution of Muslim religious history in the Philippines and the cultural […]