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By SATUR C. OCAMPO At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Infectious was the enthusiastic response of the student audiences in the Mindanao State University’s Marawi and Iligan campuses that I addressed in separate forums last Monday and Tuesday. Topic: the resumed “exploratory” peace talks between the government (GPH) and the MILF on Feb. 9-10…

Press Release September 15, 2010 Cotabato City – The US government and its excessive global war on terror is impetus to the uproar surrounding the planned construction of an Islamic centre near ‘Ground Zero��� in New York City, according to Moro group Suara. Suara spokesperson, Michael Dumamba, says the disproportionate and indiscriminate US military campaign…

The peace advocacy group InPeace Mindanao calls on authorities to probe thoroughly the three recent bombings in Cotabato City and Sultan Kudarat, and challenged the Aquino government to do what the hawkish Arroyo administration had failed to do: uncover alleged military-Abu Sayyaf connivance. InPeace said hawkish responses to bombings are rehashed and not credible to…

By LYN V. RAMO Bulatlat.com QUEZON CITY – Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declared Martial Law in Maguindanao to conceal the pieces of evidence that she cheated her way to the presidency in the May 2004 polls, according to indigenous peoples and the Bangsa Moro peoples of Mindanao. “She could not admit the fact that it was…

Just how important was the memorandum of agreement on ancestral domain (MOA-AD) to the Moro people? BY GRACE S. UDDIN Davao Today Posted by(Bulatlat.com) DAVAO CITY—Just how important was the memorandum of agreement on ancestral domain (MOA-AD) to the Moro people? Mohagher Iqbal, the chief negotiator of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), said the…

After being missing for six days, an abducted Moro activist was found in Camp Crame, slapped anew with kidnapping charges already dismissed in 2005. A human rights leader expressed fears that a police crackdown on Moros has been launched, yet again. BY DEE AYROSO HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Bulatlat For six days, Ahmad Hamja had desperately…