DECEPTIVE CALM. A stark contrast against the decrepit shacks surrounding it, this elegant mosque along the banks of Lake Lanao witnessed the exchange of gunfire between government troops and the Moro rebels after the botched signing of the memorandum of agreement on ancestral domain (MOA-AD) in August. The MOA would have led to a peace pact between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). ( photo by Jonald Mahinay)

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