MILF Says Philippine Republic is already dismembered

I rarely attend conferences on peace talks because I have very little confidence in them. Third parties could hardly influence negotiations between the two contending parties. For some reasons, I attended the National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao on Aug. 13-14 at the University Hotel in UP Diliman. Mohager Iqbal, the MILF peace panel chair, was… Read More MILF Says Philippine Republic is already dismembered

War in Moroland — MNLF commander calls for Jihad (Holy War)

War is again afoot in Moroland. Ustadz Habir Malik of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) has just declared  Jihad or Holy War against the Philippine Armed Forces. There are again thousands of people fleeing their villages. And to add to the tension between the MNLF and AFP, the non-Islamist and non-Islamic Abu Sayyaf Group… Read More War in Moroland — MNLF commander calls for Jihad (Holy War)

Bangsa Moro Conflict – Historical Antecedents and Present Impact

In September 2000, I was invited to deliver a speech/lecture on the Social Impact of the Moro Conflict at the University of the Philippines in Los Banos. Later, I uploaded the speech in my website and in one web forum I joined. Later, I found out that this speech has been linked and/or re-published in… Read More Bangsa Moro Conflict – Historical Antecedents and Present Impact