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THE BANGSAMORO PEACE AGREEMENT IS OURS TOO!

The success of peace in the Bangsamoro is not just for the peoples of the Bangsamoro and the Philippines, but ours as well in region.

We are meanwhile mindful of the concerns raised by stakeholders whom we met in Cotabato and Manila during our visit with regards to inclusivity of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the delay in its submission to the Congress of the Philippines. We hope that these concerns are listened to and addressed.

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GLOBAL PEACE ACTIVISTS SUPPORT BANGSAMORO PACT, REMIND OF LESSONS FROM PAST SOUTHEAST ASIA PEACE PROCESSES

Peace activists and key civil society actors from different countries in Southeast Asia, who participated in the first international peace and solidarity mission to Bangsamoro, vowed to extend their support for the Bangsamoro peace process while highlighting the importance of its success to regional peace.

“The success of peace in the Bangsamoro is not just for the peoples’ of the Bangsamoro and the Philippines, but ours as well in region,” the twenty-member delegation, who are also key actors in their respective peace and democratic processes, said in a statement released today.

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Stop the rants, Lay down the guns, Women want Peace

We, members of Women Engaged in Action on 1325 (United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325), a national network of women in human rights, women, and peace organizations, express our unequivocal rejection of war and military solution to the crisis arising from the October 18 tragedy in Al-barka, Basilan. Roughly 30,000 civilians from affected communities in […]

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Occupy Wall Street protesters support One Million Voices for Peace Campaign

New York – Hundreds of “Occupy Wall Street” protesters in New York, their supporters, passers-by and tourists signed the One Million Voices for Peace in the Philippines petition calling for a peaceful negotiated settlement to the armed conflicts in the country. The petition signers ranged from organizers of other “occupy” movements in the US, Filipino-Americans, […]

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MILF Chairman addresses citizens forum in Bohol

(Opening statement of Mohagher Iqbal, chairman of the MILF peace panel, during the citizens forum at the University of Bohol on September 9, 2011.) Peace is the concern of all! I will start this short opening statement by sharing with you of the little things I know of your beautiful island province. This is not […]

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