Mass Movement

NDF Mindanao scores Misuari’s “ambition”, Aquino’s “brutality”

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Sep 25, 2013

The NDF spokesperson also said the Moro struggle would not end with the recent armed conflict, pointing out that the “(t)he reactionary regime’s divide-and-rule tactic would merely delay the fruition of the true aspirations of the Moro people.” “We are most certain that, should the GPH succeed to encumber one group, others would rise in its place to continue the struggle to resolve the fundamental problems of the Moro people,” Ka Oris aid.

Partylist asks Congress to probe entry of MNLF in Zamboanga City

Partylist asks Congress to probe entry of MNLF in Zamboanga City

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Sep 20, 2013

In House Resolution 302, Bayan Muna asked the committee on peace, reconciliation and unity to investigate whether or not the government terminated the tripartite review of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement with the MNLF, which claimed that this provoked their members to march into Zamboanga City on September 9.

AFP strikes in Zambo threaten civilians – Human Rights Watch

AFP strikes in Zambo threaten civilians – Human Rights Watch

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Sep 17, 2013

Brad Adams, Asia director of HRW reacted over this report. “Government forces should not be making blanket assumptions about whether individuals are rebels based on whether they have proper documents or not. Officials can check those leaving the conflict zone, but they need to ensure that civilians have safe passage and are not put at unnecessary risk.”

It was military strike since day One — Aquino

It was military strike since day One — Aquino

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Sep 14, 2013

There is yet no ceasefire in place, consistent with what President Benigno Aquino III said yesterday that since Day One, the government is bent on launching military operations. But he clarified later that the primary objective of the military operations is the “unnecessary loss of lives.”

Take MNLF seriously, groups urge Aquino over Zamboanga tension

Take MNLF seriously, groups urge Aquino over Zamboanga tension

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Sep 11, 2013

“The Moro question remains to be a complex problem and unless the roots of armed revolution are addressed and the Moro people’s right to self-determination is sincerely and genuinely upheld, it will pose as a gnawing wound in Philippine realpolitik,” said InPeace Mindanao chair Bishop Felixberto Calang IFI