12,000 Moro rebels demobilized this year

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:28:43 +0000

COTABATO CITY — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would demobilize some 12,000 of its combatants this year, according to Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr.

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Ebrahim’s followers facing murder charges killed in clash with cops in Lanao Sur

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:59:20 +0000

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Police killed three followers of Minister Murad Ebrahim of the Muslim autonomous region in a firefight Thursday in Lanao del Sur province that also wounded six people,…READ

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From guns to documents: Murad takes Bangsamoro reins

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 23:26:43 +0000

From guns to documents: Murad takes Bangsamoro reins

COTABATO CITY — The leader of the country’s largest Moro rebel group finally took over the reins of the expanded autonomous Muslim region in Mindanao on Tuesday in formal ceremonies witnessed by thousands. Mujiv Hataman, governor of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), which would be replaced by the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim […]

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Fighter to minister: An MILF rebel’s new ‘struggle’

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 05:29:36 +0000

Fighter to minister: An MILF rebel's new 'struggle'

Murad Ebrahim’s life as the Philippines’ top Muslim rebel led him into fierce jungle combat, but a different challenge awaits him: governing.

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MNLF questions membership of Bangsamoro Transition Authority

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 23:30:52 +0000

MNLF questions membership of Bangsamoro Transition Authority

Even before members of the interim government of the new Muslim autonomous region could take their seats, some complaints are already emerging against the composition of the 80-member Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA).

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Moro rebel chief leads next step to peace

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:18:31 +0000

Moro rebel chief leads next step to peace

President Duterte on Friday appointed the chief of the largest Moro rebel group as head of the transition government that will run a new autonomous Muslim region, taking another step in sealing a peace accord to end decades of insurgency in the country’s troubled south.

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Murad Ebrahim: From guerrilla commander to government official

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:08:45 +0000

Murad Ebrahim: From guerrilla commander to government official

After half a century as a Moro revolutionary, Murad Ebrahim, the chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), is ready to join the government as head of the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

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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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Challenge after BOL ratification: MILF to decommission arms

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:48:24 +0000

Challenge after BOL ratification: MILF to decommission arms

The Moro islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will begin to decommission thousands of weapons after the ratification of the law that will establish broader autonomy for Muslims in Mindanao

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