Category Archives: suara bangsamoro

Moro group to the Marcos family: ‘How can we forget?’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 August) — “Imee, how can we move on?” the militant group Suara Bangsamoro (Voice of the Moro People) asked Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos in reaction to her statement calling on her family’s critics to “move on.” Several Moro victims of the Marcos dictatorship continue to be denied justice, the […]

Suara Bangsamoro: “The BBL version passed by Congress is not going to answer the Moro problem”

          [Statement of the Suara Bangsamoro (Voice of the Bangsamoro) on the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law] This newly-passed BBL does not inspire hope in our hearts that we of the Bangsamoro will receive justice to set right all the injustices committed against our people. There can be no trust […]

FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT: In response to falsities peddled by US officials on my torture and arbitrary detention

It was certainly easy for officials of US Customs and Border Protection to deny knowledge of my harrowing experience in the hands of their agents, just as how easily they, together with officers of the US Homeland Security, have denied all my pleas for respect and recognition of my rights during my 28-hour ordeal at […]

FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT: I am Jerome Succor Aba. I am a Muslim human rights worker from Mindanao, NOT a terrorist.

MANILA (MindaNews / 25 April) — Asalaamu Alaykum. Peace be upon you. I thank Allah SWT, the Almighty for giving me the strength and courage to survive the grueling 28 hours of torture. Alhamdullilah! Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar! I send my deep gratitude for the untiring protest actions mounted by friends and organizations […]

Military scores victories but Moro groups say military option is no solution

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 March) — A series of military victories were announced this week by the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) against terrorist groups Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), Maute Group and the Abu Sayyaf but Moro civil society groups maintain the military option is no solution and that President Rodrigo Duterte, a Mindanawon […]