Category Archives: MOA-AD

Bangsamoro law signed July 27, exactly 10 years after MOA-AD was initialed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 July) — Signed Friday, July 27, not Thursday or earlier than Thursday. Malacanang released late Friday afternoon  copy of RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OLBARMM) that President Rodrigo Duterte claimed in two speeches on Thursday, that he had already signed. The […]

Will federalism hold the Bangsamoro hostage?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/07 March) — In his inaugural speech on 30 June 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte declared that [his] administration “is committed to implement all signed peace agreements “in step with constitutional and legal reforms.” Apparently, the phrase “constitutional and legal reforms” refers to his agenda to shift from a unitary to a federal form […]

MIND DA NEWS: Court Ruling on CAB Inconsistent

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Dec) – The Supreme Court finally dismissed the petitions filed against the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro (CAB) in June 2015 by the Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa), the groups of Tanggulang Demokrasya, Rev. Vicente Libradores Aquino, Jacinto Paras and Rev. Elly Pamatong. It was reported by various Manila media – […]

MILF-GPH FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT: ROAD MAP TO PEACE, WAR or NOWHERE?

FROM: PNOY’S ROAD MAP TO PEACE OR TO NOWHERE?  by Datu Jamal Ashley Yahya Abbas Tomorrow, October 15, 2012, a supposedly historic event will happen at Malacanang – the formal signing of a Framework Agreement between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) with no less than the Prime […]

Is there life for the Peace Process after Arroyo?

By Maulana Bobby Alonto As the Armed Forces of the Philippines intensifies its aerial and ground bombardment of Moro communities in Mindanao and starving of Moro refugees with military food blockades to collect the multi-million peso rewards on the heads of MILF commanders Ameril Ombra Kato and Abdurrahman ‘Bravo’ Macapaar, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has […]