Category Archives: plebiscite

STATEMENT: National Ulama Conference of the Philipines supports Bangsamoro Organic Law

“And help one another in goodness and piety, and do not help one another in sin and aggression.” (Surah al- Ma’idah 5:2) The National Ulama Conference of the Philippines (NUCP), a national network of ulama and ulama organizations in the Philippines, supports and commends the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation […]

For Bangsamoro plebiscite

First time voter-registrants in Matanog town in Maguindanao province fill out forms on the bleachers of the municipal gymnasium on 22 September 2018 during the Special Registration for the plebiscite to ratify RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The plebiscite is scheduled on January 21, 2019. Contributed […]

MILF members register as voters in Maguindanao

CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao (MindaNews/ 12 September) – Combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and their families on Tuesday trooped to the satellite registration center of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here to enlist as voters. Many of them were first-time registrants. The satellite registration center here is one of the 15 such centers […]

Duterte to residents in proposed Bangsamoro: discuss the law, vote in the plebiscite

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 August) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged residents of the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to “actively participate in constructive discussions” about the Bangsamoro law and to vote in the plebiscite that would ratify it. “I ask my Bangsamoro brothers and sisters, as well as the […]

PEACETALK: Learning from Each Other in Conversation: Peace Processes, and Colombian and Philippine Ethnic Groups

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Dec) — After the peace accord brokered by the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) failed to earn approval in the October 2016 referendum, that unfortunate development in the Colombian peace process got cited as an example of what Filipinos would not want to happen in […]