Commander Bravo frustrated but will toe line – MILF chair

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:33:20 +0000

DAVAO CITY — The commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in northwestern Mindanao, popularly known as Commander Bravo, is frustrated by the results of the recent plebiscite in Lanao del Norte but will support the rebel group’s efforts to achieve autonomy.

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Dimaporo to MILF leader: Respect Lanao del Norte ‘no’ vote

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:38:32 +0000

Dimaporo to MILF leader: Respect Lanao del Norte ‘no’ vote

Dimaporo, who had led calls for a no vote, said she was willing to meet with Abdullah Macapaar, also known as Commander Bravo and the chief MILF figure in northwestern Mindanao.

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2nd BOL plebiscite peaceful despite explosions on eve

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:07:35 +0000

The second round of the plebiscite on the proposed Bangsamoro Organic Law, which was conducted on Wedneday in North Cotabato and Lanao del Norte, was peaceful, according to officials.

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Lanao Norte gov blames MILF for blasts, MILF says accusation baseless

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:52:30 +0000

Lanao del Norte Governor Imelda Dimaporo blamed members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for the series of bomb attacks on the eve of the second plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) among the Lanao del Norte towns and 67 villages in North Cotabato proposed for inclusion in the Bangsamoro territory.

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Gutoc hits AFP, PNP intelligence ops in Mindanao 

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 06:15:38 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The spate of explosions in Mindanao has placed the soundness of intelligence operations of government forces in question, senatorial candidate Samira Gutoc said on Wednesday.

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Cops nab man with handgun inside polling center in North Cotabato

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 05:16:29 +0000

Police providing security in one of the polling places in North Cotabato on Wednesday morning arrested a man for carrying a handgun while inside the voting precinct in today’s plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).

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MILF leader, gov’t execs assure voters it is safe to vote

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 02:51:34 +0000

Despite the three explosions that rocked Lanao del Norte towns on the eve of the second plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the head of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said on Wednesday there were no security threats in North Cotabato and Lanao del Norte provinces where people would ratify a law that would give them full autonomy in Mindanao.

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Heavy turnout of voters expected in Cotabato, Lanao del Norte

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 23:21:26 +0000

Heavy turnout of voters expected in Cotabato, Lanao del Norte

More than half a million voters in 67 villages in Cotabato province and six towns in Lanao del Norte are expected to decide on Wednesday whether they will join the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in a plebiscite that authorities hope will draw a big turnout.

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Explosions rock Lanao del Norte on eve of BOL plebiscite

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 13:29:19 +0000

Two blasts rocked Lanao del Norte on Tuesday, the eve of a plebiscite that will decide on the province’s inclusion in the Bangsamoro region.

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