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THE ZAMBOANGA CRISIS: TOWARD A CHURCH-BASED CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION

Introduction ​The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), led by Bishop Efraim Tendero, recently sent a letter to His Excellency President Benigno Simeon Aquino III on August 31, 2013. As a national network of more than 30,000 churches and organizations, PCEC decided to address several issues of importance to the Philippine people. Its letter appealed …

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45 CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN ZAMBOANGA FINISHED BASIC PAR TRAINING

07-13 October 2013. Pastors, theological educators, civil society leaders, and mission executives finished the Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) training in Zamboanga City. They are part of the forty-five Christian leaders who requested PBCI PAR Seminar as part of their preparation and equipping for a united evangelical body who will seek to actively participate in the …

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THE 2013 ZAMBOANGA CRISIS: A CASE OF ‘SHOCK DOCTRINE’ APPLICATION?

The 2013 Zamboanga Crisis did not just happen. While the people were shocked by the seemingly uncontrolled war between the government and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), we see some patterns at work that are similar to various disasters happening around the world. Those observable patterns can be referred to as manifestations of Shock …

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OUR PERSPECTIVE ON THE CURRENT AFP-MNLF CLASH IN ZAMBOANGA

These recent armed clashes between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Zamboanga is characterized by confusion, disinformation, utter disregard for human lives, and grave human rights violations. According to our latest update, this senseless violence has left 53 killed and 70 wounded. There are now 25,000 …

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ALL-OUT PEACE NETWORK SUBMITS LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR BBL

Meant to reverberate the mass actions in Manila this week, this advocacy pitch urges the bicameral conference and the bigger Filipino public to finally support genuine autonomy for the Bangsamoro and the peoples in this region. Lakan Sumulong of PeaceBuilders Community read the official statement by the All-Out Peace Network before the media.

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WESTERN MINDANAO PAR LEADERS COMPLETE THIRD LEVEL TRAINING

07-13 August 2016 — Zamboanga City. A group of 16 Peace and Reconciliation leaders from Tawi-Tawi, Sulu, Basilan, and Zamboanga gathered for a week-long intensive training on Peace and Reconciliation Principles and Practice.   This is the third of a three-part course that is composed of the following areas of study:   Introduction to Social …

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A CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MORO STRUGGLE IN MINDANAO

The Bangsamoro is the Moro Nation Muslims in the Philippines are mostly located in the islands of Mindanao. There are thirteen Muslim tribes: the Iranun, Magindanaon, Maranao, Tao-Sug, Sama, Yakan, JamaMapun, Ka’agan, Kalibugan, Sangil, Molbog, Palawani and Badjao. Collectively, they are also known as the Bangsamoro people. The term Bangsamoro is a combination of two …

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OUR PEACEBUILDING PLANS FOR THE NEW YEAR

  As the PeaceBuilders team embarks upon another year of ministry, many projects and needs call for our attentions. In order to practice good stewardship of the talents and resources that God has entrusted to us, it is necessary for us prayerfully to evaluate which of all these potential projects requires urgent and immediate action. We must also endeavor to …

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PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE FOR DATU HUSSAYIN AND THE BAJAU PEOPLE

The Mindanao Solidarity Conference on the Bangsamoro in Davao on December 4th brought together leaders from a number of civil society organizations involved in the ongoing peace process. Representatives of the tri-people of Mindanao – Migrants, Lumads and Moros – came for the two day conference to listen and connect with other people of interest …

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TALA IS OUR NEW MISSIONARY TO KALINGA

We, at PeaceBuilders Community and at Coffee For Peace, have learned to respect Tala as a person who enjoys leading people and who is patient in managing things. She has no trouble talking with people and loves to organize them. When assigned a leadership task, she can anticipate problems and provide solutions even in circumstances …

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DISASTER SURVIVORS ARE VICTIMIZED BY DISASTER EXPLOITATION

Disaster Capitalism leads to Disaster Exploitation. The former has been explained and used as a framework in our understanding of the Zamboanga Crisis. The latter is an abusive action of the more powerful against the less powerful in times of disaster, taking advantage of the powerlessness of the survivors in the middle of a shock or …

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MOA AD BETWEEN GRP AND MILF

IN THE NAME OF GOD THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT ON THE ANCESTRAL DOMAIN ASPECT OF THE GRP-MILF TRIPOLI AGREEMENT ON PEACE OF 2001 The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) herein referred to as the “Parties” to this Agreement, TERMS OF REFERENCE: The …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

We are sent by Mennonite Church Canada Witness in partnership with our international community.