Land disputes and politics sparked most `rido' in ARMM

Thu Sep 21, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY – Land disputes and intense political animosity among rival clans are the top precursors of “rido” among southern Moro clans.Most of the 235 still unresolved rido, or vendetta..

Lamitan LGU tap clerics in campaign versus religious extremists

Sat Sep 16, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY --- Security officials want mayors in hostile areas to emulate how Christian leaders in Lamitan City have trustingly put Muslim clerics in the forefront of a domestic campaign against..

Año commends 6th Division for domestic war on terror initiatives

Wed Sep 13, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO ---- Armed Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Año on Tuesday lauded soldiers here for their unrelenting campaign against religious extremists while protecting the gains of the Mindanao peace..

Army settles Montañer, Masacal "rido"

Sun Sep 10, 2017  •  0
by: Capt. Arvin John Encinas/6th ID PIO
CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao  -- The 6th Infantry (Redskin) Battalion of the 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division, Philippine Army, based in Barangay Matling, Malabang, Lanao Del Sur, has..

MILF domestic campaign against terrorists lauded

Thu Aug 3, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO --- Officials are certain the effort of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to control the spread of terrorists in Maguindanao will boost the Mindanao peace process.Four militants in a..

Another peace facility constructed in Camp Siongco

Fri Jul 28, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO --- Officials launched Thursday the brigade commanders’ den in Camp Siongco where officers from across central Mindanao can converge for periodic peace-building initiatives.The facility..

Mindanao local execs want swift congressional approval of BBL

Tue Jul 18, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY -- Officials are looking forward to the speedy approval by Congress of the reformatted draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).A copy of the draft bill, meant to put peaceful closure to the..

Peace activists quell religious extremism through political dialogues

Sat Jul 15, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY --- Radical peace and political activists are now helping quell violent religious extremists (VREs) but in a front far from being deadly and destructive.The Australian Agency for..

Military starts Brigada Masjid' program in Southern Mindanao

Sat May 20, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY --- Peace activists on Saturday pledged support to the “Brigada Masjid” program the military launched this week in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Southern Mindanao..

Moro clans end "rido," surrender guns in Maguindanao

Wed May 17, 2017  •  0
by: Rhod Benez
COTABATO CITY - Three warring Muslim clans ended a family feud that lasted over a decade following a peaceful settlement Wednesday at an Army base in Maguindanao. The peace deal between the..