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UBJP IS A POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINDANAO PEACE PROCESS

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has organized the United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP). Its First Volunteers’ General Assembly was held last 23-25 December 2014 in Camp Darapanan, Barangay Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. From being a revolutionary front, the MILF is transitioning to become a political party. In his opening remarks, Hon. Sammy Al-Mansour, UBJP …

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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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WHY WE SUPPORT THE BANGSAMORO BASIC LAW

Bangsamoro is the name which the thirteen Muslim tribes of the southern Philippines use to refer to themselves collectively. Bangsa is a Malay word meaning nation. Moro is the name which the Spanish colonizers used to denote the Islamized peoples of the Philippine islands, and is derived from the Spanish name for the Muslim Moors …

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AT A SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE, MILF, AQUINO ADMINISTRATION PUSH PEACE AND BBL

At the Mindanao Solidarity Conference on the Bangsamoro, held in the meeting hall of Davao City’s Grand Regal Hotel, Philippine Congressman Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza asked the assembled delegates of Mindanao’s civil society organizations (CSOs) to assist him and his fellow members of the ad hoc congressional committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by …

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REFLECTIONS ON INDIGENOUS IMPERATIVE FOR BBL PROVISIONS

Under the leadership of the Mindanao People’s Peace Movement, the Lakbay Tribu para sa Karapatan sa Sariling Pagpapasya, or Indigenous Peoples’ Journey for the Right to Self Determination, brings to the fore of public and civil society discussion the issue of Indigenous People’s rights and representation in light of current discussion on the Bangsamoro Basic …

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ALONG WITH THE LARGER PEACE NETWORK IN OUR LAND, WE WELCOME THE BANGSAMORO!

PeaceBuilders Community resonates with the voice of Mindanao PeaceWeavers, our colleagues in the larger peace network, in welcoming the coming Bangsamoro based on just and peaceful principles. MINDANAO PEACEWEAVERS’ GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR THE BANGSAMORO PEACE PROCESS The Mindanao Peaceweavers (MPW), a coming together of eight (8) peace networks in Mindanao with solidarity networks in Manila …

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WE WERE AT THE REAFFIRMATION OF KINSHIP BETWEEN MORO AND IP IN MINDANAO

March 7-8, 2012. The sound of the jembe drums greets us as we enter the Talaandig Ancestral Territory in Barangay Sungko, Municipality of Lantapan, Bukidnon Province. The long dirt road is lined with flags, each one representing a different tribe of Mindanao in honor of the guests who will arrive today for a historic gathering. …

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PCEC ENGAGES MILF IN A PEACE DIALOGUE

09 MARCH 2011. COTABATO CITY—The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) and the Peace Panel of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) held an inter-faith dialogue on the newly-resumed peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the MILF. Bishop Efraim Tendero (PCEC National Director), Bishop John Tayoto (Chairman, PCEC Peace and Reconciliation …

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A CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF THE GRP-MILF MOA ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN

The Peace Panels of both the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) met on July 28-29, 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  This is good news as it ends the current impasse in the peace talks since August 2008. The two panels agreed on four points: 1.  Mutual effort …

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PEACE BUILDERS COMMUNITY LEADS CHRISTIAN LEADERS TO TALK WITH BOTH GRP AND MILF

COTABATO CITY, July 4-5, 2008. Peacebuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) led a group of Mindanao-based evangelical leaders to have peace talks with the 6th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army (6ID-PA) and the Peace Negotiating Panel of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) last July 4-5 in Central Mindanao. Bishop Efraim Tendero, National Director of the …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

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