With the raging debate on Reproductive Health (RH) Bill going on in Congress, here’s my take on RH. This is from a documentary I wrote and directed:
For the life of me, I cannot understand why some Moros and Christians, including the MILF and government officials, are still calling for the resumption of the “Peace Process”. Peace must always be strived for. But not at any price. Look at what kind of peace the MNLF got from the Philippine government! Does the… Read More What Peace Process?
With the aborted MOA-AD between the Philippine government and the MILF still in the news, so many Indio Filipino commentators keep on repeating ad nauseam the myth that the Moros and Indios are both Filipinos since the coming of the Filipino savior, Ferdinand Magellan. Some are even saying that the Moros and Indios have always… Read More The Difference Between Moros and Indios
The Philippine government’s all-out war against the MILF Commanders Kato and Bravo is now threatening to engulf the whole Lanao. Two days ago, fighting was reported in Gadungan, Madalum in Lanao del Sur. This is a bad sign. The MILF should not bring the fight to Moro areas. As was learned from the 1970s war,… Read More AFP – MILF war in Lanao: Remembering Sultan Qudarat
The Olympic torch world relay is getting a lot of attention due to protests by Tibetans and their supporters. While the current Dalai Lama has been popular in the West, the condition of his land and people are not as well known to most of the world. Tibet has a long history of independence. At… Read More FREE TIBET FROM CHINESE IMPERIALISM
A few years ago, I was quite shocked to hear a Moro UP professor say that Misuari’s legacy was to give the name Bangsa Moro to the Moros. I simply could not conceive of Misuari doing something that original. Besides, I was already aware of the Bangsa Moro movement in the early 1970s, and he… Read More Jun Abbas and the Bangsa Moro
[from my M.A. thesis (2004) with additional notes] The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) produced a one-hour documentary containing four episodes. The first two episodes were titled: “Komunidad Mindanao” and were sub-titled Komunidad Basilan: Peace and Governance Redeemed and From War Zone to Thriving Communities: The Story of Former Camp Abubakar. The last… Read More Moros in Video Documentaries