Philippines

Decommissioning of 40K MILF combatants to encourage other groups

Decommissioning of 40K MILF combatants to encourage other groups MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The successful decommissioning of 40,000 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants could encourage other armed groups in Mindanao to turn in their weapons and return to the folds of the law, according to Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez. “We will … Continue reading

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Palace mourns passing of MILF vice chair Jaafar

Palace mourns passing of MILF vice chair Jaafar By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang mourned the passing of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) vice chairman Ghazali Jaafar who died in a hospital in Davao City Wednesday morning. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo offered condolences to Jaafar’s family members and friends. “Our deep thoughts and … Continue reading

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MILF lauds PRRD for ‘siding with Bangsamoro’

MILF lauds PRRD for ‘siding with Bangsamoro’ By Edwin Fernandez and Noel Punzalan  COTABATO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The chief of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has commended President Rodrigo Duterte for making the dream of every Moro a reality with the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the MILF, was all praises … Continue reading