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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AFP denies Cotabato City mayor’s claims of conspiracy in BOL victory

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 07:50:31 +0000

The AFP dismissed the allegations of Cotabato City Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani Sayadi that the government and military officials conspired with the MILF to ensure the inclusion of the city to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in the plebiscite held last month.

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MILF awaits Duterte’s appointment of Bangsamoro interim body members

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 07:21:07 +0000

MILF awaits Duterte’s appointment of Bangsamoro interim body members

The MILF is awaiting President Rodrigo Duterte’s chosen people to fulfill the 80-member Bangsamoro Transition Authority.

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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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MILF political officer killed in North Cotabato

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:27:01 +0000

A farmer and an MILF political committee officer was killed by two unidentified gunmen in North Cotabato on Wendesday morning.

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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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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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Comelec will not restrict MILF presence in BOL plebiscite areas, cites ‘freedom of movement’

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 07:27:59 +0000

The presence of the MILF in the BOLplebiscite areas on February 6 will not be restricted, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said Tuesday.

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Recto: MILF leadership needed to catch culprits of Jolo church blasts

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 07:24:08 +0000

Recto: MILF leadership needed to catch culprits of Jolo church blasts

The leadership of the MILF would be needed to resolve and catch perpetrators of the double explosions at a Jolo church.

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Jolo blasts raise worries about peace process

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 23:23:22 +0000

Jolo blasts raise worries about peace process

The bomb explosions at a Catholic cathedral that killed 25 people in Jolo, Sulu province, on Sunday put fresh pressure on Monday on peace efforts aimed at ending decades of Muslim separatist violence. Two explosions tore through the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the Sulu provincial capital, shattering pews and windows and […]

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