This week, the Armed Forces of the Philippines presented to the media a boxful of evidence that will purportedly prove that progressive groups are, indeed, front organizations of the Communist Party of the Philippines. The said box, however, read, “Jabidah Massacre.” What is Jabidah Massacre? Watch this.
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Groups commemorate the tragedy that sparked the Moro liberation movement 49 years ago.
“The infamous Jabidah massacre is one of the many blood debts of the Marcos dictatorship to the Moro people.”
“Now is the time for the Moro people to lift the veil of compliance to the US-Aquino regime, and intensify the fight to protect the rights of the Moro people.”
Dr. Julkipli Wadi, a UP Islamic Studies professor, agrees with MILF chairman Al Haj Murad that peace is “partly at hand” in Mindanao. However, he thinks there is still a long way to go. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com A professor of Islamic Studies at the University of the Philippines (UP) agrees with Al Haj…