Category Archives: historical injustices

Moro Islamic Liberation Front on declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao

24 May 2017 After the disturbing events that have unfolded in Marawi City, Malacanang has announced that the President has declared Martial Law in the whole of Mindanao. Such proclamation, presumably made within the legal processes of the Government of the Philippines, is apparently designed to contain the Marawi incident and to prevent it from […]

PEACETALK: To witness the rebirth of a new hope

(Speech of MILF chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim at the signing of the Executive Order increasing the membership and expanding the functions of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, Rizal Hall, Malacanan Palace, 07 November 2016) His Excellency President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Senate President Koko Pimentel, Speaker of the House Pantaleon Alvarez, Secretary Jesus Dureza, other members […]

Duterte: Expect more bombings

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 Sept) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte warned of more bombings after the September 2 explosion at the night market on Roxas Avenue here where 15 died and 69 were injured. “There will be another explosion, not here but in other parts of the Philippines,” he said Monday at the Matina Enclaves during […]

Duterte expected to set up transitional justice commission on Bangsamoro

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) – After a long wait, the National Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission on the Bangsamoro (NTJRCB) is expected to be finally set up under the administration of Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the President whose campaign promises included correcting historical injustices committed against the Bangsamoro people. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus […]